On the morning of April 22nd, my family and I arrived in Varna, returning from a short “vacation” during the holiday period, as weekends are called in Bulgaria. The weather was wonderful. It wasn’t hot, around 20 degrees Celsius. The sea hadn’t warmed up yet, so even at the end of April, it’s usually not hot in Varna. “Comfortable e,” as the Bulgarians would say, pronouncing the last “e” as our “э”.
The peaches, cherries, and apricots had already bloomed and were gaining strength. The scent of blooming apple trees, combined with the warm rays of the sun and a cup of good coffee in the fresh air, set a optimistic spring mood and filled me with a sense of well-being.
There was one more day of vacation left, and the idea of opening the fishing season came to mind not exactly spontaneously, but quickly… Continue reading “The opening of the fishing season in Varna. April 2014”