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25 Days of Bulgaria

“Bulgaria, I reflected as I walked back to the hotel, isn’t a country; it’s a near-death experience” – Bill Bryson, neither here nor there Sofia Our bus lurched into Sofia in a rather dramatic fashion. After meandering out of the scorching heat of a Greek spring we headed north through villages with worn stone cottages […]

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Repas in the Dordogne

The Dordogne region in summer is abuzz with holiday makers. Mostly those from other parts of France who are seeking sunshine, countryside and glimpse back in time to what rural French life was like before the drenching of hypermarché and high rises. During the hotter months, the small villages in the region host daily get-togethers in […]

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