Andon Simeonov, Country Manager of SoftServe Bulgaria, on how to excel in the current software economy
As Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who had said the previous month that he had not been on holiday for "17 years," was doing some summertime rounds of asphalted roads and archaeological sites, his man in Tsarevo, the local GERB mayor, promulgated a new construction plan, just approved by the local city council, to build up Silistar, perhaps the last remaining construction-free beach on the southern Black Sea coast. What had saved Silistar from becoming an urban jungle in the footprint of Sozopol, Primorsko and so on, had been its remoteness and proximity to the Turkish border. The city councillors of Tsarevo acted to rectify this – and approved a construction plan right in the Strandzha Nature Reserve.
"We have prepared very seriously for the cannabis harvest." Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
To reach this major Stara Planina, mostly known as the Balkan Mountains, peak you have to do a strenuous drive along a steep road with many hairpin turns, each revealing stupendous views both south and north of what has for centuries been the Great Bulgarian Divide.