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Flowers In Bulgaria it’s traditional to give an even number of flowers at a funeral.  It’s therefore considered inauspicious to give an even number on a happy occasion, so, always make sure you give somebody an odd number when presenting them with a bouquet (or give them a single flower) Nodding...

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A Small Sample of Bars and Restaurants etc in Vlas

It’s Hard To Choose Where To Go … This is just a few of the places in Vlas – Biser Restaurant overlooks Vlas square – Rubin is along the village road towards the square (Tsar Simeon Street).  The view to the sea is stunning.  rubin bar and restaurant Mykonos Greek...

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Chinese Restaurants in St Vlas

China Town chinese restaurant
China Town chinese restaurant

As far as I know there are 2 Chinese Restaurants in St Vlas.  The photo above is the one on the main street leading to the square – “China Town”   This Restaurant has changed locations several times since we’ve been going to Vlas.  Our first meal there was when...

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The flowers, particularly the roses, are beautiful in June

I love roses – in fact I think they’re probably my most favourite flower. When we went to our apartment in early June of this year it was lovely to see so many beautiful roses and many other flowers in full bloom.  The photo above was taken from the gardens of...

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Hotels and Apartments in St Vlas

A (Very) Small Selection of Hotels and Apartment complexes in St Vlas (there are many, many more)  … I’m afraid I can’t review any of them as I’ve never personally stayed in them ! but I have added some links so you can read more about them ….   tripadvisor beachbulgariapeshev_hotel...

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Help save Jora and Black

The featured image isn’t a photo of the actual lions (it was copied from animalcrossing.wikia.com) Helen Worth (“Gail” in TV’s soap Coronation Street) appeared on todays ITV1 Good Morning Britain programme  to make an appeal about two lions – named Jora and Black – that used to be part of a circus in...

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Love to shop?

Jewellery shop
There's a good selection of jewellery shops

Vlas is brimming with shops of all kinds.  There are more and more each time we go.  Here is just a very small selection ….          

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Famous Bulgarian people

If you look to the right of the above photo you’ll see some free-standing plaques (15 in total).  They wind around the edge of the square. They signify famous Bulgarian people and there’s some information about the person on each one.  It’s quite interesting – although takes quite a bit of...

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Watermill 2

  This new complex in between Compass and Watermill is now all complete .  I understand it’s also called “Little Watermill”.  It really does look very good.  

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