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Sunday, 01 March 2009 11:03

BG MARTENITSA MADE IN CHINA

In the fateful year of 681, the Bulgarian Khan Asparuh probably had no idea that he would be laying the foundations of the future Bulgarian state. The only thing that he must have known at the time would have been that he had successfully led his people across the Danube. He had defeated the Byzantine Empire on its own territory and had to deliver the news of his victory to the rest of the Bulgars waiting on the northern bank of the river. He did so by sending a carrier pigeon. But while the bird was still in flight, the Byzantines intercepted it and shot arrows into it.

Published in Vagabond Features
Friday, 01 August 2008 16:02

IN BAD NEED OF A GOOD IMAGE

Expats in Bulgaria select their own symbol of their adoptive country

Published in Vagabond Features
Saturday, 01 November 2008 15:58

BULGARIA'S 3 Ms

Vagabond's readers rank martenitsa, mornings and mutri as Bulgaria's ultimate emblems

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 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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