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by Pirol
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wildlife books for Bulgaria
Replies: 22
Views: 5636

Make sure the BG bookshops stock it and push it. Hellikon etc. I´m sure none of the bulgarian books mentioned above is available in bookshops in BG. I´ve tried a few times to order such books through Pengvinite and others but the response has always been negative after some weeks - e.g. for Abadjie...
by Pirol
Sun Nov 08, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: Snakes
Replies: 143
Views: 45475

Very interesting video! It´s definately a caspian whip snake - not poisonous, but a bit aggressive sometimes, if you come too close. The snake is among the most common snakes in Bulgaria.
by Pirol
Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: Media Coverage
Topic: End of Belene nuclear plant project?!
Replies: 24
Views: 5894

...apart from the fact that the project doesn´t seem to make sense economically. BG sells energy to the neighbouring countires who unfortunately are planning similar projects. This has been the reason why the worldbank has expressed its doubts....
by Pirol
Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: Media Coverage
Topic: End of Belene nuclear plant project?!
Replies: 24
Views: 5894

End of Belene nuclear plant project?!

Germany's RWE pulls out of Bulgaria's Belene nuclear plant project Wed, Oct 28 2009 13:59 CET byPetar Kostadinov German utility RWE has officially notified the state Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) about its decision to quit the construction project for nuclear power plant at the Bulgarian town of B...
by Pirol
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:16 am
Forum: My Place!
Topic: Kavarna
Replies: 405
Views: 104288

..close to the Natura 2000 site "Kaliakra" I was thinking of an area closer to Kavarna. I'd like to see the F1 track happen :wink: A wind park project near Kaliakra has been stopped yesterday by the eco-inspection. I guess it´s this one, because the article below says the roads to the wind park hav...
by Pirol
Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: Natura 2000
Replies: 426
Views: 92020

EC sends Bulgaria four warnings on environment issues Thu, Oct 08 2009 16:19 CET byThe Sofia Echo Staff 1 of 1 The European Commission has sent four warnings to Bulgaria because of the country's failure to provide adequate protection for its natural heritage, the EC said on October 8 2009. Three of...
by Pirol
Tue Oct 06, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: THIEVING with impunity in Klimentovo
Replies: 144
Views: 36610

What is exactly the target of burglars? Roof tiles? Bathrooms? Probably not. Maybe television sets, DVD recorders. You need a lot of time to steal a whole kitchen.....
by Pirol
Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: THIEVING with impunity in Klimentovo
Replies: 144
Views: 36610

I used to pay for a monitored security service until they proved beyond doubt that they were useless, and highly likely involved in crime themselves I fear that you won´t find anybody claiming to fight crime in BG who is not or has not been involved in some sort of crime himself... Of course we all...
by Pirol
Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: THIEVING with impunity in Klimentovo
Replies: 144
Views: 36610

hi pirol, what is SOD albena? i think there is a security firm there? is this it! Yes. There are many threads here regarding security firms and I guess you might need their service in villages nearby the tourist destinations. Has anyone be a victim of burglars although having his houses secured wit...
by Pirol
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: Snakes
Replies: 143
Views: 45475

For those who are afraid of snake bites one advice that could help: Ask the people in your village how many villagers have been victims of snake bites in the last 50years and how many have died because of a snake bite or been sent to hospital. The answer will probably be: nobody. BG is not a jungle ...

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