The village of Kolarovo is located three-kilometres off the battered Topolovgrad to Harmanli main road. Although little more than a blip on the map, the village has somehow become one of Bulgaria's best wine producing areas, to date. The village is home to four vineyards, : Malkata Zvezda, Chateau Kolarovo, and Castra Rubra/Telish , in … Continue reading Castra Rubra Vineyard: The Tour
Freshwater Fishing on the Tundzha River
The Tundzha is Bulgaria's second largest river after the Maritza. It begins in the Stara Planina mountains in central Bulgaria and flows through the towns of Sliven, Yambol, Elhovo to Srem and then onward to Turkey. The river around Srem is prized for its sports fishing and natural beauty, and fishermen congregate in the area … Continue reading Freshwater Fishing on the Tundzha River
Sakar’s Indigenous Sheep: Gone in a Generation?
The Sakar sheep is small, hardy and ideally adapted to life on Sakar's rocky and harsh terrain. Producing meat, milk and fleece in lower quantities than almost all of today's commercial sheep breeds, there's a real fear the breed may face extinction in the next few decades. In an interview with Agro-Journal.com, Sakar sheep breeder, … Continue reading Sakar’s Indigenous Sheep: Gone in a Generation?
Alexander the Great’s Weapons- Made in Knazhevo?
It might seem extraordinary, yet archaeologists believe what most of us thought to be a Thracian burial mound, recently excavated in Knazhevo village (only 12 Km from Srem), is very the likely site of an important iron making centre, dating back to the days of Alexander the Great and his successor in Thrace, Lysimachus. According to … Continue reading Alexander the Great’s Weapons- Made in Knazhevo?