Monday, 19 October 2020

Ready for Distilling Rakia in Yambol


 It hasn't gone unnoticed that this is the time for making rakia out of grapes. you cannot fail to smell the alcohol as you pass places where the fermented grapes are being processed. This group of barrels should soon be distilled providing ample rakia for the coming winter.

Sunday, 18 October 2020

No Tap Water in Yambol - No Problem


On visiting a friend on the outskirts of Yambol, he has no tap water connected. To him, this is not a problem as he has a gravity-based water system that he refills each day. To us it is primaeval, but to him, it is normal having not had mains water all his life.

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Lutenitsa Being Made Outside an Apartment Block in Yambol


 The smell of roasted pepper is unmistakable this time of year in the year. The smell is a sure telltale sign that the process of making lutenitsa is in progress. A common sight outside apartment blocks in Yambol,

Friday, 16 October 2020

The Flowerbed Clock in Yambol City Garden


 Clocks don't have a great say in Bulgarian culture. Having said that the is a dominant clock in Yambol City Garden. The time told in a flowerbed is unique and of course, the shrubs tell you what season it is on a broader scale!

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Coloured Yambol Sign in the City Gardens


 Recently put up in the City Gardens is a coloured sign stating Yambol. This is loved by many and especially children who use it as a climbing frame!

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