Displaying items by tag: 20th Century Bulgaria

Friday, 11 November 2011 15:56

PLOVDIV PLEASURES

The city is beautiful at any time of the year, but it surpases itself in the autumn

Published in High Beam
Tuesday, 26 April 2011 09:57

SO MANY, SO FEW

When asked about the sources of their national pride, most educated Bulgarians don't have to think too long: "The salvation of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust" is usually one of the top three answers.

Published in High Beam
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 12:47

PAST IMPERFECT

Formerly pride of the emerging Bulgarian economy, Sugar Factory now stands for dereliction

Published in High Beam
Friday, 29 October 2010 00:00

CITY CLOCKS OF SOFIA

In glory or disrepair many street clocks tick away the time in Bulgaria's capital

Published in High Beam
Saturday, 01 March 2008 17:27

FROM MIRACLE TO CATASTROPHE

Caught in a tug-of-war between Russia and the West over kings, constitutions and Macedonia, Bulgaria suffers heavy losses

Published in Vagabond Features
Saturday, 01 December 2007 13:09

A FAULT IN THE DESIGN

Looming amid lovely country homes and ultra-luxurious gated communities, 1970s prefab apartment blocks remain the most visible heirloom of communism

Published in Vagabond Features
Monday, 14 June 2010 13:28

LOST REPUBLIC

100 years ago Tamrash was the centre of a semi-autonomous Pomak state in the Rhodope. Now the only traces of its former glory are two graveyards plundered by treasure hunters

Published in High Beam
Thursday, 08 April 2010 15:29

THE TRUTH ABOUT ROSES

Behind the glossy image of a merry rose picker lies back-breaking toil for a pittance

Published in High Beam
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 11:28

A DANGEROUS BALANCING ACT

Communists seized power in Bulgaria after three coups, two disastrous alliances and years of pseudo-democracy

Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 01 May 2008 13:15

45 YEARS IN A ROOFLESS PRISON

Bulgarians spend the Cold War trapped on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain
Published in Vagabond Features
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ARRIVAL CITY

ARRIVAL CITY

Hristo Botev neighbourhood risks becoming ghetto next to Sofia Airport

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ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT CO…

ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT COMES AFTER

One of Bulgaria's top intellectuals, Georgi Lozanov, is a familiar face to Vagabond readers. A philosopher and a media expert with many years as a leading member of the National...

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