Photo Story: Bulgaria in Pictures: 2011

1 of 50 | January 6, 2012, Friday BGNES, Sofia Photo Agency

January: Partial Eclipse of the Sun

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San Fermin Bull-Running Festival Starts in Pamplona

Thousands of people went into the streets of Pamplona, in northern Spain, to test their speed and courage in the first bull-run of the famed San Fermin festival on 7 July. Ernest Hemingway immortalized the nine-day fiesta in his 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". ...

July 7, 2015, Tuesday

Greece Set to Hold Referendum on Terms of Bailout Deal

The Greek government on 30 June presented a last-minute proposal for a two-year agreement with the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to fully cover its financing needs, combined with debt restructuring. "From the first we made clear that the decision to call a referendum was not the end but the continuation of a negotiation seeking better terms for the Greek people," an announcement from the office of PM Alexis Tsipras read....

July 1, 2015, Wednesday

Sand City Hurghada: Where Caesar and Zeus Meet Iron Man and Sponge Bob

Located just a few kilometers from the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, Egypt, Sand City Hurghada is the single open-air sand museum in Africa and the Middle East.It has brought together a number of artists to create a collection of tens of sculptures and reliefs which could be liked by both adults and children as it is divided into two main sections: history/mythology and cartoons....

June 27, 2015, Saturday

Cairo: The City of a Thousand Splendid Temples

A Novinite team was invited by Egypt's Ministry of Tourism to pay a visit to the country alongside other Bulgarian journalists and learn more about how the country is helping its once strongly developed tourism industry get back on track. The second gallery is dedicated to several mosques and churches in the Egyptian capital Cairo....

June 19, 2015, Friday

Egypt's Pyramids: So Far No Matter How Close

A Novinite team was invited by Egypt's Ministry of Tourism to pay a visit to the country alongside other Bulgarian journalists and learn more about how the country is helping its once strongly developed tourism industry get back on track. The following photo gallery is the first of a series of five offering a glimpse at the places we visited to combine rest with cultural sightseeing....

June 18, 2015, Thursday
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