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The Kokalyane monastery

The Kokalyane cloister, St Archangel Michael, is also known as the Urvich monastery. It is situated amid a beautiful scenery of the Plana mountain, about 4 km away from the village of Kokalyane (in the outskirts of the city of Sofia) and some 6 km to the northeast of the village of Zheleznitsa.

Originally, the Kokalyane monastery dates back to the Second Bulgarian State. According to legends and historical documents, it was built at the beginning of the 11th century, during…

Fun Time

A man accidentally ran his car into a ditch on the side of a country road and saw a farmer passing him by. He asked the farmer to help him and the farmer said that his big old horse Benny would pull the car out. He tied Benny to the car's bumper and yelled:

- Go Johnny boy, pull. - Naturally Benny did not move.

- Now you, Sammy, pull hard, - the farmer yelled again to no avail.

- Ok Ranger, your turn, pull - the farmer continued yelling but Benny still stayed.

- Go Benny, pull - the farmer finally yelled and Benny slowly pulled the car out of the ditch.

- Thank you so much, the driver said, but I have to ask you, why did you yell the wrong name for three times?

- You see old Benny here is blind, - the farmer said - and if he thought he was the only one pulling he wouldn't even try.

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