Folklore dancer, Kavarna

This enthusiastic young dancer was the star of a folklore dance performance I watched a few years ago in Kavarna, Bulgaria, a city of about 12,000 on the Black Sea coast. It’s also home to an urban beautification project that incorporates murals of heavy metal musicians into the cityscape and the world’s only memorial to… Continue reading Folklore dancer, Kavarna

Kavarna Sunset, and Snapwire

Sunset near Kavarna, Bulgaria

I should be more specific. Here in Slovenia, a kavarna is a café. This fiery orange scene was snapped back in October 2012 just outside of the city of Kavarna, a town on the Black Sea coast in northeastern Bulgaria. There was no coffee house in the immediate vicinity. I’ve posted in the past about… Continue reading Kavarna Sunset, and Snapwire

Wind Power – Pic du Jour

Wind farm near Kavarna, Bulgaria, October 2012.

I came across the Thomas Dolby song Windpower earlier tonight, which led to a much-needed final look at some photos I took in Kavarna, Bulgaria, in October. Among them this quick snap of one of the area’s ubiquitous wind farms. Bulgaria boasts one of the fastest-growing wind power production industries in the world, much of… Continue reading Wind Power – Pic du Jour

A Train, a Bus and a Stolen Bike

My bike was stolen today, the third since I moved to Ljubljana. It was locked but still snatched in broad daylight, ruining what was an otherwise excellent day. I’m leaving in 94 days so I won’t dwell on it. One less thing to store, right? Chairs are this week’s #FriFotos theme on twitter to celebrate… Continue reading A Train, a Bus and a Stolen Bike