Martenitsa

Also Known As Grandma Marta Day On the first of March each year, when Spring is starting to show its face at last, the Bulgarians decorate trees with red and white dolls (male and female) and ribbons, usually made of yarn.    It’s also traditional to exchange red and white...

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Ladies Day

Also known as “International Womens Day” Sunday 8th March 2015 was Ladies Day in Bulgaria.  While we were at St Vlas this March, we noticed that the flower shops were open and that many people were walking around with fresh flowers, either in a lovely bouquet, in a plant pot...

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Winter Time In Sunny Beach

March 2015 When we went to our St Vlas apartment this month, one of the days we took the bus (No. 5) to Sunny Beach to see whether any more places had decided to open during the winter months.  The bus fare has gone up again unfortunately but hey, that’s...

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Spring is starting to show

It’s A Lovely Feeling … At last the long cold winter is slowly disappearing and Spring is most definitely on its way – you can tell by the way the trees and plants are budding.  Although it was still pretty cold when we visited St Vlas this month (March 2015)...

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St Vlas Marina March 2015

Packed Away For Winter At the end of each summer season the marina and beaches look very different.  The palm trees are covered up to protect them from the winter weather, the restaurants and shops are closed (except for maybe one or two) and most of the boats are taken...

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New Complex – Admiral, St Vlas

March 2015 We went over to Vlas last week for a short break.  Complex Admiral is not due to be completed until 2016 but they’re certainly getting on well with it (it’s between the Gloria Mar supermarket and Watermill).  Here are a few photos of the current progress.    ...

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Stormy sea at St Vlas

March by the sea! We’ve just come back from enjoying a lovely weeks break at our apartment.  Admittedly it was pretty cold when the wind was blowing but the sun came out now and again and we were lucky enough not to see any rain. As long as you were...

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More on Watermill 2

The Story So Far .. Well basically this Dinevi complex is due to be completed by the middle of May this year.  When we were out in May last year (2014) the foundations had been laid and the first floor had been built but then building work stopped for the...

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