By Sarah Bennett
New Zealand Herald
Tucked into the southeastern corner of Europe, Bulgaria is best known for its long Black Sea coast, speckled with historic seaside towns, remote beaches and brash clubland resorts. Elsewhere, however, you'll find wild, heavily forested and hugely varied landscapes ideal for hiking, cycling, mountaineering and wildlife watching....
It is so refreshing to see a positive article about my second home. Perhaps the folks in New Zealand will visit and become as much in love with the country and the people as I have. As an artist the museums, churches, and street shows of Bulgarian artists are great. Don't forget to visit Plovdiv, and Neseber, as well as Sofia. I'm not ignoring the rest of the country...I'm just in love with those three cities and their personalities. Thanks to all Bulgarians for making your country a wonderful place to visit and to live.
Anti-government protesters toppled on Sunday evening a monument of Lenin in central Kiev....
"We've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this Earth. He no longer belongs to us - he belongs to the ages."President Obama speaking in ... read
A husband comes home late in the night. His wife starts yelling at him:
“Where the heck have you been?”