Why Pernik?

When ever we tell a Bulgarian that we live in Pernik, we usually get a pretty standard response of “Why Pernik?”. ¬†Some would say this is probably a fair question as it is not got any chance of winning Bulgaria … Continue reading →

Skopje, Macedonia

Last week I was in Northern Bulgaria looking at an old map of the country.¬† In it the southern border with Macedonia lay somewhere between Sofia and Pernik – placing our house firmly on the Macedonian side along with most … Continue reading →