Buzludzha – a dead communist giant

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Buzludzha (Bulgarian: Бузлуджа – from Turkish meaning “glacially/icy”) is a historical peak in the Central Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria and is 1441 metres high (4728 ft). In 1868 it was the place of the final battle between Bulgarian rebels led by Hadji Dimitar and Stefan Karadzha and the Ottoman Empire.

The Buzludzha Monument on the peak was built by the Bulgarian communist regime to commemorate the events in 1891 when (more…)

Perfection (re-edit)

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Cherries and raspberries

Cherries and raspberries

Fascinating Morocco

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Culori, muzică, vacarm, frumuseţe, mizerie, exotic, istorie, misticism, deşert, cămile, ocean, munţi, berberi, negoţ, mozaic, detalii, pisici, curmale, măslini, portocali, moschei, rugăciune, arabi, souk, medina, albastru, fructe, palmieri, haşiş, hărmălaie, măgari, Africa, Maroc.

De unde să încep? De la senzaţia, când ieşi prima oară din Europa, că de fapt noi trăim într-un cuib mic-mic şi ignorant şi că restul lumii e enorm, divers şi are cu totul alte valori decât faţada pe care punem noi atât de mult preţ.

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Moroccan traditional song

Winter tale

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Peştera Village, near Piatra Craiului Mountains, Romania. December 2014

Bornholm island, Denmark, Baltic Sea

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Bornholm island, Denmark, Baltic Sea