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European Neighbors: Sofia, Capital of Capitals

There is so much history in Sofia, especially under the ground, it even annoys people. Whenever a large new building is being erected in the city center, workers find parts of ancient walls, or even old treasures. They usually have to halt their construction, until archaeologists invade the site with their little shovels, spoons and toothbrushes,…

Fifty-Two and Like New: A Sexy BMW 2000

Recently, I was looking for a good car story. I left a place where I did an interview about minorities and discrimination for a different publication, close to the center of Sofia, the Bulgarian capital. And what did I see? This beautiful BMW 2000, which looks almost like new, even though it is several decades old. Somebody put a lot of effort and