Wednesday, 26 July 2017

About The Ekaterina Petrova Blog

The ground beneath my feet: In a slightly unusual approach to the places she inhabits and travels to, Ekaterina takes pictures of her feet standing on interesting surfaces in spots and/or with people she wants to remember and writes stories about them. From Sofia, Bulgaria, where she is based, to Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia, Hungary, Germany and Spain, the blog encompasses various cities and locations around Europe, but soon hopes to cross oceans to other continents as well. Here, you can read a selection of her blog.



Art opening | Sofia, Bulgaria


October 04, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria




Opening of "Shortlist 2010: Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art" at the Raiko Aleksiev Gallery. See the rest of the photographs. Full Story


Lost in Translation | Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


July 27, 2010 • 0 Comments Bosnia and Herzegovina




Pozorište: ‘theater’ in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian and ‘massive disgrace’ in Bulgarian; God – ‘year’ in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian and ‘the Almighty’ in English.

Speaking of heavenly things, a no less confusing, but much more appropriate word is the one for tomato, which in... Full Story


Sarajevo Film Festival | Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


July 27, 2010 • 0 Comments Bosnia and Herzegovina




Red carpet, Sarajevo-style, here more orange than red.... Read the rest of this post. Full Story


Nišava and Miljacka Rivers | Niš, Serbia and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


July 26, 2010 • 0 Comments Serbia




Nišava River in Niš, Serbia



Miljacka River in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Read the rest of this post. Full Story


Old-School Sanitas Per Aquam | Bankya, Bulgaria


July 25, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria




Apparently, the claim that the word spa is an acronym for the Latin phrase Sanitas Per Aquam, meaning ‘health through water’, is wrong. That is rather a “backronym,” or a phrase constructed to match an already existing word. In fact, the term for the curative use of spring water is derived... Full Story





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Ekaterina Petrova

Ekaterina Petrova

After living in Kuwait, St.Paul/Minneapolis, Berlin, New York and London, Ekaterina is now based in Sofia. In addition to documenting the ground beneath her feet at the places she inhabits, visits and travels to, she works as a journalist and editor at BalkanTravellers.com and an occasional contributor to other media.


 

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