Thursday, 22 October 2020

A Present - A Bottle of Rakia Made in Yambol


 It was a pleasant surprise to receive a bottle of freshly made rakia today from my neighbour in Yambol. 100ml will go down nicely with a salad this evening!

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Walnuts Fall With Strong Winds in Yambol


 There are a few benefits when there is a strong wind and this was one of them in Yambol. Walnuts were blown off the tree and a free treat for those who pass after the event.

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Cabbages Doing Well in Yambol


 Cabbages are a staple diet in the winter in Yambol and as you can see they are doing well. They will be put in salt water in a barrel and become a regular guest on the dinner table.

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.

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