Cooked corn on Pomorie Beach
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Cooked corn on Pomorie Beach

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Gipsies selling cooked corns on the Pomorian beach. You can hear orginal stereo sound here: http://bg360.net/pano/pomorie/carevica_en.php

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A: Artist's studio in Pomorie

by Plamen Penev, 360 meters away

Artist's studio in Pomorie

B: Pomorie beach from the pier

by Istvan Bozsik, 470 meters away

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Pomorie beach from the pier

C: In front of the main church in Pomorie

by Dimitar Torbov, 530 meters away

In front of the main church in Pomorie

D: Funfair in Pomorie

by Dimitar Torbov, 560 meters away

Funfair in Pomorie

E: Centre of Pomorie

by Dimitar Torbov, 570 meters away

Knyaz Boris I Str.

Centre of Pomorie

F: BBQ for tourists in Pomorie

by Dimitar Torbov, 620 meters away

BBQ for tourists in Pomorie

G: Jumping into the sea

by Dimitar Torbov, 640 meters away

Jumping into the sea

H: Overbuilding of Pomorie

by Dimitar Torbov, 730 meters away

Many big hotels are being built in Pomorie. Here the greedy people even drained a lake - home of hund...

Overbuilding of Pomorie

I: House in Ravda

by Dmitry G, 10.9 km away

House in Ravda

This panorama was taken in Bulgaria, Europe

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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