Thursday, 23 March 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.



Lost in Translation | Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


July 27, 2010 • 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 Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian is known as paradajz (pronounced like ‘paradise’). I always knew my favorite vegetable (fruit?) was divine.... Read the rest of this post.




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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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