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[Bulgaria] Between Heaven and Earth: the Rock Churches of the Ivanovo

[Bulgaria] Between Heaven and Earth: the Rock Churches of the Ivanovo

Once, the rock churches of Ivanovo drew hermits, kings and pilgrims. Now, it’s the tourists’ turn. At the beginning of the 13th Century, a monk named Joachim was so charmed by the picturesque cliffs near the Rusenski Lom River that he decided to settle there […]