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  • Landscape Gardener & Face Painter
  • High School Education
  • From Alnwick, Northumberland, UK
  • Profile 70% complete

About Me


We arrived in Bulgaria from the UK early June & are currently renovating our new home & jungle of a garden!


We were both self employed in the UK working 7 days a week till we decided to give it all up after visiting Bulgaria in Sept 07. We bummed around the country wishing that we could get a better insight into places to go & see, I only wish we'd known about CS then! We ended up in Stara Zagora & viewed a few houses through Rachel at, none of which jumped out at us. In Dec 07 we received an email with a picture of exactly what we were looking for from Rachel & flew out to view it, it was perfect & we love it. We came over in June 08 for a month to start renovations & drove over in June 09 to live here. We absolutely love it, it's so peaceful here & we're plodding through renovating our house and garden at the mo. Next year's project is a complete re-build of our barn, maybe in mudbrick or strawbales & probably 2011 will see us re-building our small bungalow on the next door plot. Lots to do!!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We're happy for anyone to come & pitch a tent but can't really offer much more at the moment. If anyone's travelling in the area though, drop us a line & we'd love to come meet you & perhaps show you the little of the area we know so far & definitely recommend somewhere good to eat...and which beers to try...all of them!


None yet, though we attended a meeting in Stara Zagora & met some lovely people who live locally which is great.


  • beer
  • gardening
  • traveling

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