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Wordless Wednesday: Hanging Elderberries

Hanging Elderberries
Location: Arbanasi, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

 

February 11, 2020 at 12:10 pm 12 comments

weekly photo challenge: joy


artisan

 

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.

— Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer (1795 – 1881)

i chanced upon this craftsman while walking around samovodska charshiya street in veliko tarnovo, bulgaria. as he worked in his little shop, i sensed his joy turning silver into objects of art using old-fashioned tools. right then and there, i knew he found his calling. i politely asked if i could take his picture. although a little shy, he gladly obliged.

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December 27, 2013 at 11:36 pm 16 comments

Inside Bulgaria: Getting the Groove in Veliko Tarnovo

Bulgarian Outfit
 
It was early in the morning when we left the black sea coast for Veliko Tarnovo. Since a couple of stops were scheduled along the way, our guide thought we needed a good head start to make it to the hotel before dinner time.

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July 2, 2012 at 5:55 am 4 comments


From The Book Thief

i have hated the words and i have loved them, and i hope i have made them right.

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