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Wooden church Bulgaria

January 5, 2021

“Preobrajenie Gospodne” /Transfiguration/ is a wooden church in the Rila Mounatian (Borovets resort). It was built in the period 1933 – 1934 with voluntary donations of local public figures, scientists and villa owners. The architect is of Austrian origin thus the temple has a typical Gothic Alpine style. On 23 September 1934  the church was consecrated by Exarh Stefan and was later renovated several times.

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Winter halo

December 30, 2020

The winter halo on 29 December 2020 as seen from Sofia.

Professor Nichoritis

December 29, 2020

The topic of the sacred work of Saints Cyril and Methodius is of interest to many – from academic minds to ordinary people – across countries.

I was delighted to watch on Bulgarian National TV a bunch of prominent  Bulgarian experts and Professor Konstantinos Nichoritis (Department of Balkan, Slavic and Eastern Studies / University of Macedonia – Greece). The 30-minute episodes in Bulgarian can be watched at the following links:

Erul

December 25, 2020

Erul is a small village in western Bulgaria with incredible views. It is only an hour’s drive away from the capital Sofia.

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x-mas 2020

December 23, 2020

My best wishes for a merry x-mas and a very happy 2021!

With love 🙂

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Great Conjunction 2020

December 23, 2020

The Great Conjunction 2020: Jupiter & Saturn – the Star of Bethlehem – over Sofia tonight!