Bulgaria

A photo taken before being told off

Miranda

[August, 2011] This is Church of Holy Trinity in Bansko, Bulgaria. It is totally different from those we have seen in Bulgaria, Macedonia and Greece in this tour, which were full of icons. This one looked…

Bulgaria

Changing of the guards

Miranda

[August, 2011] This is the ceremony of changing of the guards in Sofia, Bulgaria. They are protecting the Presidency. According to our guide,  the president is a kind of symbol. She said ‘ I don’t think…

Bulgaria

Icon Worship

Miranda

[August, 2011] Aleksandur Nevski Church is the largest church in Sofia, Bulgaria. It took 30 years to build from 1882. It can contain 5000 people, apparently. Our guide said that Bulgarian people are not so religious,…

Bulgaria

Sophia, towering into the sky

Miranda

[August, 2011] This is the statue of Sophia in Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria. According to my guide book, there used to be a statue of Lenin here, but removed in 1989. Now Sophia is…

Sofia

The road work is still on in Sofia

Miranda

[August, 2011] We joined a tour which visits ancient Macedonia. The first place was Sofia in Bulgaria. The same metro construction work which I saw three years before when I visited there first time was…

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