Russian Orthodox

Russian Orthodox Church – Bulgaria

Bulgaria Russian Church

A Russian Orthodox church outside of Sofia, Bulgaria No matter where you travel, religious centers are some of the most beautiful buildings. Traveling around Bulgaria, there is not a whole lot of color, especially this time of year. The gilded […]

Serenity in Rozhen

Frescoes on the outside of the church.

After we had experienced the hustle and bustle of Bulgaria’s number one tourist sight, the Rila monastery, we were in for a pleasant surprise upon entering the grounds of Rozhen.  It was clear from the outside that it would not […]

The Rila Romp and A Trout to Boot

The courtyard at Rila.

Rila Monastery, the number one tourist sight in all of Bulgaria is located 117 km. south of Sofia.  There are plenty of tours that will take you there, but we rented a car to see the country and this was […]

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