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Remnants of the Middle Ages, old fortifications sit atop sea cliffs, mountain peaks and river bends
On the strictly guarded fringes of Communist Bulgaria Chepintsi, in the Rhodope, still remembers life and death, escape attempts and paranoia
Love it or hate it, call it a cliché, but Communism, with its mentality and its ways of organising society and the economy, still defines modern Bulgaria and Vagabond has been investigating this since its first issues. Funnily enough, the stories about Communism and its remains are regularly some of the most read pieces on www.vagabond.bg.
The Cold War lives on at the Bulgarian-Turkish border, where dozens of half-entrenched rusting tanks continue to defend Bulgaria from a NATO ally. A state secret, according to the MoD