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.



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


House of Terror | Budapest, Hungary


June 16, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria




Maybe because Bulgaria hasn’t done much of anything to mark or remember its communist past, I am always interested to see how that past is remembered in other former Eastern Bloc countries. (This discrepancy probably has something to do with the fact that the Bulgarians’ relationship with... Full Story


Yellow Brick Road | Sofia, Bulgaria


April 25, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria




This was taken in the spring, when my friend Agnes came to visit me in Sofia from Budapest. It was the end of April, but spring hadn’t yet fully blossomed and it rained quite frequently, so this is one of the few moments we actually spent walking around outside in the drizzle.

The yellow... 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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