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Keeping the Peace

10/8/2010 – As I sit here watching the waves beat the edge of our lake terrace cafe, spraying the tables set near the water’s edge with sudden slops…

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Old World / New Lessons

10/4/2010 – Leaving Sibiu was a melancholy experience. It was hard to bid goodbye to our little apartment and the city, while slightly underwhelming, had provided a relaxing…

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The Newest Nation

10/4/2010 – We arrived here in Prizren after four hectic days in four different countries. While transportation here in the Balkans is far from smooth and straightforward, we…

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Eating Veg in Romania

9/29/2010 – Leaving Bulgaria I was feeling quite ready for a change from the monotonous tomato, cucumber and pepper salads that were offered everywhere for every meal of…

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Ro-maniacal

9/28/2010 – Romania has a very different feel to it than Bulgaria. We are noticing more and more the subtle but staunchly Germanic feel to the country.  (To…

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Land of Grey and Green

9/23/2010 – The Veliko Tarnovo train station was a single small peeling building with a few benches set around it. It was cold and drizzly when we arrived but we…

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Vegetarian Bulgaria

9/22/2010 – As we get ready to head to Romania, here are some observations on eating as a (somwhat flexible) vegan in Bulgaria: Everywhere will have lots of…

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Ve(g)liko Tarnovo

9/20/2010 – Veliko Tarnovo is the lovely crumbling medieval Bulgarian capital. It has far fewer dining options than Sofia, but a large student population and steady tourist traffic keeps…

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Out of the City and Into the Woods

9/16/2010 – Leaving Sofia went surprisingly smoothly. We seemed to be excelling at our first real test of travelling in this region (or maybe second, if you count…

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Vegging Out in Sofia

9/14/2010 – Compared to the rest of Bulgaria, Sofia offers a veritable cornucopia of vegan and vegetarian dining options. Though there are many excellent traditional mehanas (taverns) in…