WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

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The ancient fort crowned with a rock-hewn tomb near Momchilgrad, in the eastern Rhodope, has been overshadowed by nearby Perperikon, which is significantly larger.

Nonetheless it is a major regional tourist attraction. In recent years some historians and the media have dubbed it "Orpheus's sanctuary" or even "Orpheus's grave," referring to the mythical musician and singer who is reported to have rambled the area about 3,000 years ago. The steep rock on which the tomb is perched offers superb vistas across the valley and hills, creating an out-of-this-world feeling. Not for the vertiginous.

Where in Bulgaria are you?

Email your answers by 30 July 2011 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and you can win a weekend for two at the Yastrebets hotel, Borovets, where you will experience the ultimate holiday. The winner will be selected in a draw.

Antoniy Donchev from Sofia answered correctly that in our previous Where in Bulgaria Are You? Quiz we are showing the Rhodope town of Zlatograd. Mr Donchev wins a weekend for two at Antoniy DonchevYastrebets Hotel & Spa, Borovets. Our winner makes documentaries and has been following Vagabond since last year because he likes the reviews, author’s columns, analysis and all the useful information. His favourite destination in Bulgaria is the Rhodope. Mr Donchev has been in Zlatograd and likes the atmosphere, the preserved authentic architecture, the small shops, the hospitable local people and the nature.

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