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« on: March 25, 2013, 04:04:41 AM »
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I did not know which button I pushed so I began again this new topic.
So,in the middle of the autumn,
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2013, 04:06:46 AM »
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I made a journey to Bulgaria again.
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2013, 04:08:17 AM »
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I arrived at Varna,a Black See side town.
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2013, 05:47:17 AM »
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I made a journey to Bulgaria again.

Looks like a swiss highway… narrow!
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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2013, 08:11:15 AM »
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Looks like a swiss highway… narrow!
Yes but...shorter.
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2013, 03:08:54 AM »
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Varna has 300,000 inhabitants and two of the virtues of the new era are raised into the haven Roll Eyes
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2013, 02:26:13 AM »
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From Varna we went on the right,on a road to south.
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2013, 03:51:40 AM »
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Here,passing over the hills we met first snow.Later the people told us that it was a very bad weather with storm which broken the trees down on the road
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« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2013, 09:28:14 AM »
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The snow was with us many miles.
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« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2013, 01:51:50 AM »
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Suddenly,the sea,the Black Sea,appeared
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« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2013, 12:41:32 AM »
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Then the entire peninsula of the old town of Nessebar revealed us.
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« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2013, 02:37:55 AM »
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On the passageway toward the old town a windmill meets us.
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« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2013, 03:07:12 AM »
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This,rather simple construction,from 17th century,was turned into a symbol used by architects at the buildings of the new town.
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« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2013, 12:45:27 PM »
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Generally speaking a windmill asks open spaces.Here the architects put this like windmill ornament in a closed corner of the building.The answer could be"to open that closed space". For my taste the result was a failure.
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« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2013, 07:25:34 AM »
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On the other side of the isthmus  there is an interesting statue. 
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« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2013, 07:37:06 AM »
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Whom does the statue represent?  Being from 2006 the easiest way to find the answer seemed to be asking the author,Stavri Kalinov.He said this is a new Noah,with a dove in his left hand,looking for a new land.But other people think this is Saint Nicholas,the protector of the sailors,because he has a cross in his right hand and all know that Noah was before Jesus and the cross,as a symbol,was unknown for him.
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« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2013, 12:50:56 AM »
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This peninsula is around 900 feet long and 400 feet wide.It has two main roads with many narrow streets between them.Waiting for the future tourists,the boats will spent the winter on the ground.
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« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2013, 03:10:27 AM »
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The ruins of the walls of the ancient town of Messembria -now Nessebar- are still standing and the tourists could see them just the entrance.
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« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2013, 01:05:00 PM »
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For a short time I'm returning to the Noah statue because I saw,in a corner of a large central boulevard of Bucharest-Romania,in a small and cramped green space a kind of Noah and His boat.Having at its stern   a cinema,at its starboard a bookshop and at its bow another building,this Kind of Noah looks for the land in the flats of his successors.
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« Reply #19 on: April 25, 2013, 01:15:28 PM »
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Although this Noah seems to be,for me,a bad joke,in a city with very few statues,I post processed it in the same way as Noah from Nessebar to emphasize its value,I hope.
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