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Re: [OM] IMG: Sofia, Bulgaria

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Sofia, Bulgaria
From: Tina Manley <tmanley@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2018 09:27:40 -0500
Inspires me to put Sophia on my bucket list!  Wonderful travel log.  You
captured the old and the new.  My favorite is the shoes.

Tina

On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 4:06 AM, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have been busy during the past week, editing my photos from the previous
> week’s trip to Sofia, my first ever visit to any of the Balkan countries.
> Bulgaria is the poorest member of the EU, and in some ways Sofia reminds me
> of Poland 15 years ago, with its mix of ugly drabness and colourful
> modernity. But the city also has an interesting history, dating back to
> Roman times, 500 years of being part of the Ottoman empire, and the result
> is a curious mix of Slavic, Southern European and Oriental culture. I was
> there for work, but there was enough free time to explore the city, also
> helped by the fact that most of the main sights were within walking
> distance or at most one or two metro stops away from my hotel.
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> The resulting gallery focuses on the city, with my usual emphasis on art
> as well, both formal (in the Sofia City Art Gallery) and in the streets and
> parks. One thing that struck me about Sofia is the large number of
> sculptures and statues in public spaces. But there are also some incredible
> churches and a large Sephardic synagogue. Altogether, the gallery contains
> 110 images:
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> http://www.frozenlight.eu/sofia_feb2018/index.html
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> As always, comments and critique are welcome and appreciated.
>
> Nathan
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> Nathan Wajsman
> Alicante, Spain
> http://www.frozenlight.eu <http://www.frozenlight.eu/>
> http:// <http://www.greatpix.eu/>www.greatpix.eu
> PICTURE OF THE WEEK: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws <
> http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws>Blog: http://nathansmusings.wordpress.com/ <
> http://nathansmusings.wordpress.com/>
> Cycling: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/belgiangator <
> http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/belgiangator>
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