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My first trip tp Bulgaria was in July of 1995. It remains my favorite country to visit and I am able to go about once a year. In the summer of 2005, took a group of Fredonia students on a 17-day study-tour.

During the Fall 1997 semester, I was a Fulbright Scholar at the American University in Bulgaria which is located in Blagoevgrad.

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It was a wonderful experience, especially having my family there with me. Here are a few pictures from the Fall.

AUBG A view of the American University from the central square.
Blagoevgrad Downtown Blagoevgrad from the University.
Varosha The Varosha (Old Town) of Blagoevgrad. Almost every Bulgarian city has an old town area.
Cart Horse and cart in the old town.
Radi When my daughter Laura broke her leg, our next door neighbor Radi came (with her cats) to visit every night.
Plovdiv Laura and the ancient Roman Amphitheatre in Plovdiv.
Nesebur Our project team for the Radio Management seminars in Bulgaria in January 1998.
Rila Students and tour guide during summer 2005 at Rila Monastery

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