Tag Archives: Bulgarian

Where’s Wally?

Observant viewers have noticed that the video of me in the last post features elephants… Yes, I’m in Ghana. If you want to know what I’ve been up to, check out our team blog at http://www.dasibatamale.wordpress.com!

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Bulgaria is brilliant*! *My Bulgarian is not.

It turns out that I’m not the only foreigner who is in love with Bulgaria…   If you’ve ever wondered how bad my Bulgarian is, you can check it out at about 1:40

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1. If I only had the nerve

Happy New Year / Честита Нова Година! 2013 got off to an interesting start… when I caught the train home at 4am on New Years’ Day, I ended up breaking up a fight between two drunk men in my carriage. … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside…

In a previous post, I derided the skanky flip flops that Bulgarians like to give you when you enter their homes. But to be fair, some form of footwear is normally necessary, because it’s cold in Bulgaria. And fuel bills are … Continue reading

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It’s a problem free filo-sophy

Ok, I realise that this blog is starting to look like some kind of shrine to pastries, but please allow me just one more post about banitsas? It’s just that I made my parents one tonight and then remembered that … Continue reading

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Vesela koleda!

Happy Christmas or Весела Коледа to you all! I wasn’t in Bulgaria for Christmas but I am told that traditionally Bulgarians celebrate Christmas by: – Doing a ‘fast’ or пости for 40 days before Christmas, during which a vegan diet … Continue reading

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The end of the world as I know it

Well, if the Mayans are to be believed, the world is going to end today. If so, I’ll be quite annoyed as I’ve just spent quite a lot of time and money doing my last-minute Christmas shopping. But I’ve been … Continue reading

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