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Ekaterina Petrova

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

Christopher Deliso

In Macedonia? Help Plant Some Trees

March 25, 2010 • 0 Comments Macedonia

If you happen to be anywhere in Macedonia on Tuesday, 30 March, and would like to make a positive contribution to the country's ecological future, then help out with the mass tree planting organized by the Day of the Tree (Den na Drvoto) non-governmental organization. Visitors are warmly... Full Story

Morelle Smith

International Byron Conference

September 25, 2009 • 0 Comments Albania

International Byron Conference

International Byron Conference in Albania, 2009.

Two hundred years ago Lord George Byron visited Greece and Albania, one of the first Englishmen to do so. He travelled on horseback from Jannina in Greece, then known as Epiros, to Tepelene in Albania, at the invitation of Ali Pasha, then... Full Story

Morelle Smith

How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone

July 20, 2009 • 0 Comments Bosnia and Herzegovina

How The Soldier Repairs the Gramophone by Saša Stanišić   The beginning is deceptively simple. Childhood memories, with fascinating family members. Later, after the war, past and present flow into one another. The writing's effectiveness lies in its description and its lack of judgement.... Full Story

Albena Shkodrova

On racism etc.

July 18, 2009 • 0 Comments Bulgaria

It was a little story, but the more hours that separate me from it, the more I want to shout out loud about it.

After a walk with my baby, this morning I decided to take the tram back home. I live in the center of Sofia and rarely use trams, but every time I need to get on one, it's like... Full Story

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