Rezovska River is the only barrier between Strandzha's smallest village and Turkey. But to get across you need to make a long detour.
The waif-like figure has long gone, wrinkles have started to appear all over your face and you suspect that beneath the decades of hair dye your natural colour may now be grey. On top of this, just when you thought you didn't need to try too hard with your maturing looks you suddenly find yourself back in the market for dating. Twenty years ago this was quite an exciting prospect filled with the hope of finding Mr Right or just the feeling of being free. At 40 those feelings have long since died and are replaced by feelings of trepidation and anxiety.
1. Kostadin "Kotse Matsa" Hadzhiivanov, the Interpol-sought Petrich town councillor, was arrested at the Greek border. The Greek police later transferred him to Germany to face charges of:
Aging structures, unscrupulous builders and irresponsible owners have created a homicidal skyline in many Bulgarian cities
Optimists claim that Bulgaria will survive the credit crunch unscathed, others see many homeowners squeezed by interest rate hikes