Displaying items by tag: Ottoman heritage

Monday, 23 December 2019 09:43

RAIDERS OF TREASURE MOUND

Maltepe Mound near Plovdiv is archaeological discovery of decade

Published in Vibrant Communities
Monday, 23 December 2019 09:21

FORTIFIED BULGARIA, PART 2

How many fortresses are there in Bulgaria? It is hard to say, as almost every year newly discovered ruins are added to the list. Some of them even belong to historical periods during which archaeologists believed fortifications were nonexistent.

Published in Vibrant Communities
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 15:23

FORTIFIED BULGARIA

Ancient, mediaeval and Ottoman forts evoke less-than-calm life

Published in Vibrant Communities
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 09:36

BRIDGE OF LEGENDS

Centuries-old stone bridge in Nevestino tells ultimate story of creation, sacrifice

Published in Vibrant Communities
Sunday, 23 December 2018 11:25

SEEING DEVIL IN DEVIL'S BRIDGE

Bulgaria's best known old bridge commands infamous name, reputation

Published in High Beam
Thursday, 06 September 2018 12:43

BRIDGE THAT MADE CITY

People, traffic still use majestic Ottoman bridge in Svilengrad

Published in High Beam

When you go to Tirana, you do not seek stunning architecture or rich history. You go for the curiosity factor. Albania and its capital are shrouded in the atmosphere of a little-known, little-visited, isolated and poor country haunted by the memories of Europe's last dictatorship.

Published in Foreign Travel
Friday, 28 April 2017 14:20

STARA ZAGORA'  S MUSEUM OF RELIGIONS

Former mosque provides glimpse into spiritual past

Published in High Beam
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 12:59

SARAJEVO

"I cannot understand how these people continue with their lives surrounded by all these memories," says a British lady we meet at the Markale central market in Sarajevo.

Published in Foreign Travel
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:34

AGUSHEV KONAK

Only exceptional buildings are worthy of becoming legend. One such building is in the village of Mogilitsa in the Rhodope. Between 1825 and 1842, the local Muslim lord Aguş Aga built a sumptuous konak, or residence, for himself and his three sons. High whitewashed walls protected the aga's greatest treasures: his peace, his money and his family.

Published in High Beam
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