Girl Meets Bulgaria

Musings of an American expat in Bulgaria (with detours in Utah and Alaska)


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Wordless Wednesday: Early Spring Blooms

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Wordless-ish Wednesday: Slanchev Briag (Sunny Beach)

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Sunny Beach (known as Слънчев Бряг/Slanchev Briag) is Bulgaria’s largest and most popular Black Sea resort.

There are over 800 hotels alone, not to mention restaurants, nightclubs, and cafés!

As we visited in the off-season, the place was all but abandoned, save for a few workmen here and there getting the hotels ready for the upcoming summer season. It was nice having the entire stretch of beach to ourselves. In a month or so, nearly every inch of sand will be covered by beach goers.

However, it was a bit creepy being practically alone amongst such giant hotels and buildings.

I can’t say that I would come back during the summer. Too commercialized and crowded for my taste. Nearby Nessebar or Sozopol–although crowded in the summer as well–would be my choices for a vacation spot along the Black Sea.

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