Monday, 30 November 2020

Bakadzhik in the Distance Seen From Yambol

 The distinctive contours of Bakadzhik as seen from Yambol. Although the fog had cleared on the lower ground some mist still remains on Bakadzhik.

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Flowers Still Open for Yambol Bees

 Even right at the end of November, flowers are still open in Yambol and frequented by bees that are still in the honey production line.

Saturday, 28 November 2020

A Weather Worn Bulgarian Flag Flying in Yambol

 A little weather-worn, but this Bulgarian flag still flies in the wind where you will find a proud homeowner. The national flag flying outside homes is a common sight here in Yambol.

Friday, 27 November 2020

The Mayor's Office Door

In Yambol and the surround, nothing could be simpler than this door with the word Mayor stuck on. No frills, no flamboyance and straight to the point.

Thursday, 26 November 2020

Greenhouse Anchored by Water Bottles in Yambol

Typical in Yambol. Water bottles used to anchor a greenhouse is practical, economic and of course effective.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Homemade Rakia in a Yambol Wardrobe

 A big selection of homemade rakia sitting is a wardrobe was shown to me this evening. No shortage of spirits this year in Yambol.

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Dried Peppers Hanging on a Cabinet in Yambol

 Here's something you don't see every day. Dried peppers hanging on a cabinet in a Yambol home. I am told the air conditioning is perfect for dried these and as yo can see they are completely dried out now.

Monday, 23 November 2020

Sunset Coming Out from Yambol's Praktiker Store

 On leaving the exit in Praktiker Stores in Yambol I was greeted by a spectacular sunset. Regardless of a boring car park, the sun enhances everything.

Sunday, 22 November 2020

A Fresh Burial in Yambol

 Always a reminder that we are in the midst of an epidemic and this is brought home seeing a fresh burial in Yambol. A grave reminder it could be said.

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Sunset Seen From My Apartment in Yambol

 Always a joy to feel the last warmth of the sun's ray as the sunsets for the night in Yambol. Such a cosy feeling knowing that my apartment will provide a warm environment for the cold night ahead.

Friday, 20 November 2020

Birch Trees in Two Different Seasons in Yambol

Although the same age, tree type and only two metres away from each other, these two birch trees are in two different seasons, winter and autumn respectively. The mystery of nature remains.

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Sunsets Never Fail in Yambol

 If the sun is to be seen during sunset it never fails to give a scene of beauty in Yambol. Today albeit it not awe-inspiring, still gives a picturer worth framing.

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Beautiful Cut Flowers from a Yambol Garden

 Mid-November and Yambol gardens can still provide beautiful cut flowers for the dining room table.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Parsley Ready for Picking even in Mid-November in Yambol

 Fresh herbs will shortly come to an in after one night of frost. However, that moment hasn't arrived in Yambol yet hence ready to pick parsley still in abundance.

Monday, 16 November 2020

Bicycle With No Brakes in Yambol

 I spotted this bicycle in Yambol and it appears to have no brakes. Luckily there are many brick walls in Yambol so stopping is no big problem albeit the rider might be a bit sore when coming to a halt

Sunday, 15 November 2020

Old Sign Giving Key Shop Directions in Yambol

 An old sign giving directions to a key shoop in Yambol is so simple. Functional bright yellow so you can't miss it.

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Traditional Bulgarian Clothing Shop in Yambol

 Every town in Bulgaria has a traditional clothing shop and Yambol is no exception, in fact, one of many in the town.

Thursday, 12 November 2020

The Classic Modernised Balkan Bicycle in Yambol

 Not being content with a manual powered Balkan bicycle, many Yambol folk add an electric motor to ease the effort of cycling. Her is a classic example of a front powered version

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Entrance to the Old Bus Station Bazaar in Yambol

This is where oy enter the Old Bus Station Bazaar in Yambol. A bazaar is often called a pazaar for some reason as shown on the sign above the market.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Cheap Chinese Goods Shops in Yambol

 99% of Chinese made products in these shops selling really cheaply will always appeal to the Yambol public. And why not?

Monday, 9 November 2020

A Sweetcorn Stand in Yambol

 The ever-popular sweetcorn stand is Yambol is always open for business as passers-by who get a free whiff of freshly boiled maize locally grown.

Sunday, 8 November 2020

The 'Admiral' Nightclub in Yambol

 Escaping into a nightlife away from problems of the world is possible with the 'Admiral' nightclub in business. Going through a hard time at the moment but with the popularity of young people wanting to enjoy themselves, it will survive. 

Saturday, 7 November 2020

Ghost Offices in Yambol

 Having been the office of various phone companies over the year, this now has become a ghost office in Yambol. How long it remains vacant will no doubt be determined by the coronavirus crisis ending and business thriving again.

Friday, 6 November 2020

Fast Food Joints Remain Popular in Yambol

 For a quick snack, this is an ideal fast food joint to enjoy sitting outdoors and remains popular in Yambol. Of course, this food eaten every day isn't healthy, but once in a while it cures constipation.

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Women at War Statue in Yambol

 Having been relocated a few years ago this woman at war statue remains seated as a reminder of their valuable contribution in hard times of was the past.

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Hazardous Walking Area in Yambol

 It is a nightmare walking in this hazardous area in Yambol. Cars looking for parking spaces, reversing without due attention have to be 100% wary of drivers to stay safe.

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Traditional Bulgarian Brushes For Sale in Yambol

 These traditional brushes haven't changed in generations in Yambol. The only difference is that the price has gone up. 10 years ago they were 2 leva, now they are 4 leva. They work far better than the Chinese made plastic brooms found in shops.

Monday, 2 November 2020

Inside 'The Old Station' Bazaar in Yambol

 Busier in recent time as you can see. 'The Old Station' bazaar continues to display vibrant coloured fruit and vegetables, most locally produced in the heart of the harvesting season

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Two Public Waste Bins in Yambol

 Two waste bins side by side in Yambol. One for short people and one for tall people. One short person hasn't a very good aim looking around on the floor.

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