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Indian Summer – Varna

It was my third trip to Varna, Bulgaria. Somehow, I started liking this city more and more. Maybe it started feeling like home. I wanted to know a little bit more about this place each time. It was in September. At this time of the year, the weather in Varna usually gets cold. However, we did have few days, sunny and warm, just like summer. They call it Indian summer or gypsy summer. I kinda like the name.  I can’t remember how many times we walked pass this beautiful cathedral, Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin. You just can’t miss it. Whenever we went to the city centre or meet some friends for coffee, we always walked pass it. Well, it is located in the centre of Varna. It’s the second largest Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Bulgaria. It was built in 1880 based on the model of Peterhof Temple in Saint Petersburg, and it was officially opened to public in 1886. The domes were covered in copper tin, and it was renovated later in 2002. The …