A Peace Corps volunteer recounts his memories of living in Burgaria where in 2002 he and his wife begin their assignment of teaching English. The author provides an introduction to Bulgaria, a beautiful country with a rich heritage, as well as a portrait of those who live there, an austere and warm people who possess a richness of life. He describes his daily routines and the adventures and new experiences they encounters along the way, including traveling around Bulgaria, volunteering at an orphanage, canning preserves for the winter, and preparing lesson plans.This was a class that I had been pushing to accelerate and I had a full lesson plan for the day. ... My English teaching counterpart Vania andItaught allthe same students, the oneswhotook English astheir firstforeign ... Although my Bulgarian was conversational ... dry by comfortable pointless work where they or their parents just had to show up and nobody cared about customer service or competition.
|Title||:||A Breeze in Bulgaria|
|Publisher||:||Bruce McDonald - 2012|