By Milena Hristova
"Welcome and good riddance", reads the sign that leads into Gabrovo, a hard-luck but endearing Bulgarian town at the foot of the central Balkans.
Small wonder that besides being regarded as the world's capital of humor, it is the place of birth of many of Bulgaria's talented but prodigal children, including artist Christo Yavashev and Dilma Rousseff's father Peter....
Thank you, Milena for the great article.
I think Gabrovo is one of the most relaxing and interesting places in Bulgaria.
The people are great.
Reminds me of something that happened to me. I found an out of the way art gallery and asked about buying a painting (Gabrovo in charcoal). Guy quoted me 300 lv and after a day of thought I went back to buy it. Same guy told me he was sorry but the price was now 550 lv.
He had just found out the painter died.
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A husband comes home late in the night. His wife starts yelling at him:
“Where the heck have you been?”