Bulgaria is an amazing country, the rest of which has a number of advantages. First, Bulgaria combines all kinds of recreation - there is also a summer holiday, which is represented by a wide variety of resorts for every taste and budget, and winter ski resorts with routes of varying complexity. Secondly, the country ranks second in the world in terms of the number of mineral springs. Thirdly, it ranks third in Europe in terms of the number of architectural attractions and cultural heritage.Paragraph.
Interesting places: Bulgaria is not for nothing called a country of contrasts, because it is here that unusual places are gathered, to which one wants to touch and enjoy their beauty. Rocky mountains, golden sandy beaches, mysterious caves, quiet mirror lakes, fast rivers and fruitful plains are all beautiful places of Bulgaria. In addition, vacation spots in Bulgaria attract tourists from all corners of the globe and numerous mineral springs, a unique climate and balneological resorts: Hisar, Sandanski, Velingrad and Devin.
Another beautiful place in Bulgaria is the Basarbov Monastery, located in the valley of the Lom river and consisting of three hundred rooms. The date of the founding of this monastery dates back to the reign of Tsar John-Alexander. For those who prefer to relax in quiet and quiet places, the Arbanassi spruce in Bulgaria is ideal. It is located in the Veliko Tarnovo region and was founded by the Albanians in the 15th century. Particularly popular here are holy places: the Church of the Nativity of Christ, the Church of the Saints of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel, the Church of St. George.
Varna is another interesting place in Bulgaria, a major resort and port city, which was called Stalin in the forties and fifties of the last century. The history of the city of Varna is unique and filled with numerous historical facts. For example, in the third century BC this city was dependent on the Roman Empire and Macedonia, and in 681 it was revived by the Bulgarian Khan Asparuh. In 1391, Varna was conquered by the army of the Ottoman Empire, and in 1828 became the property of the Russian Empire, in which France and Britain tried to win it back.
- Apart from the Bulgarians, in villages and small towns there are pomatsi. It is a mixture of Turks and Bulgarians, professing Islam. As a rule, men wear pants - trousers of alyapian colors, women tie a white shawl with fringe on their head. Despite the fact that they are very cowardly and afraid of the police, it is better not to contact them.
- Coffee and thick milk ("mashed mash") are the two main non-alcoholic beverages in Bulgaria. They are drunk everywhere and always.
- National and the most favorite alcoholic beverage - rakia. The recipe for its production is based on wine and fruit juice.
- The verb "Karam" has the meaning: live, go, study, earn and many others. Although this is strange, however, it is often easy to guess by the meaning of the sentence.
- Breakfast and favorite snack of Bulgarians - banichka - a bun from a fragrant dough, most often made with stuffed from brynza.
- For the holidays it is customary to bake banitza (same as banichka, only large). The favorite tradition of all Bulgarians for Christmas is the banitsa with predictions or coins.
- Mastic is another national drink. It is aniseed vodka, which is drunk with ayran (traditional Bulgarian kefir). Among the Russians there is a great many fans of this drink, as well as haters.
- You should be vigilant when buying fresh milk, sometimes it is of very dubious quality. The rest of Bulgarian products do not cause any fear, as a rule, do not cause.
Dutch cuisine is famous for its authenticity and traditions, closely associated with fishing. Throughout the world, it is associated primarily with cheese and licorice sweets, but the national cuisine is very different from these generally accepted concepts. Local cuisine at first glance is easy to prepare, while they have a high calorie content, which tourists should be ready for. Surprisingly, the basis of cooking in the Netherlands was born at a time when girls were taught to cook delicious, high-calorie and extremely cheap dishes.Paragraph. In Holland they like simple and "fast" dishes, considering it a waste of time. That is why there are still so popular dishes such as cabbage with smoked sausage, pea soup or pickled herring.In Holland they like simple and "fast" dishes, considering it a waste of time. For the preparation of the famous herring, only fish caught from May to July are used. The Dutch eat it whole, starting with the tail, not cutting into pieces. In Holland, much attention is paid to sausage products, it is mandatory to try smoked sausages, which are served to vegetable dishes. Another authentic dish that you can try only in the Netherlands is stumppot. It is a kind of puree from different vegetables (potatoes, broccoli, onions, spinach, etc.) and was invented back in the 16th century. This dish is an example of Dutch cuisine, simple and high-calorie. Another famous cheese is maasdam, known for large holes and bright, sweetish-nutty taste. Fans of spicy, spicy flavors like Leiden cheese, which is added with cumin and cloves. Roomano is one of the rarest and most expensive cheeses, it ripens more than 4 years.
In Holland very fond of sweets, one of the most popular products here are candy monpasier - small colorful lollipops. Prepare them mainly from two ingredients - sweet and salted liquorice. Buy monpasier as a souvenir can be found in almost every store. No less popular in the country sling-waffles - traditional round waffles with soft caramel filling. Another dessert, which absorbed all the features of the Dutch cuisine - poffertes. These are kind of donuts made from buckwheat flour and yeast, they are distinguished by high caloric content and are usually sold in winter on cold days. They are eaten with whipped cream, syrup or strawberries. You should definitely try the Limburg pie with fruit filling, this is one of the most ancient and authentic dishes of the country.
Alcoholic drinks for the Dutch are a way to relax after a hard day's work, celebrate royal holidays or just spend time with friends. In the Netherlands, beer is very popular, especially lager varieties, among the most famous brands are Amstel, Heineken. Historically, in Holland beer was drunk by everyone - both children and adults, because, unlike water, there were no infections and bacteria in it. Among the strong drinks, the gineneau genie, made of barley and juniper berries, is distinguished. He is drunk with beer or added to coffee.