1.In his dorm room, Skappy has a poster of their favourite vampire TV show. The lead actress (and one of the characters she plays) was born in Bulgaria. What is her name?
2.Skappy loves watching action movies before going to bed. One of their favourite movies, starring Sylvester Stallone, was partly shot in Bulgaria. What is the movie?
3.Skappy’s having a late night snack — a traditional Bulgarian pastry you can get any time of day. What is it?
II. SKAPPY IN TOWN
4.Blagoevgrad’s Porter Park is said to be one of the best baseball fields in Southeast Europe, hosting domestic and international tournaments. What is the name of the local team, founded in 1992 and 22-time national champion?
5.Did you know that all the residence halls on campus are named “Skaptopara”? Where does this name come from?
6.After a long day of classes, Skappy loves going to their favourite café in Blagoevgrad. How long does it take them to get from campus to the center of the city?
III. SKAPPY EXPLORING THE MOUNTAINS
7.The highest peak on the Balkans is part of the Bulgarian Rila Mountains. It also happens to be close to Blagoevgrad. What’s its name?
8.Did you know that Blagoevgrad is located near many major ski resorts? Which is the closest one Skappy could visit?
9.Legendary Thracian singer Orpheus spent his life in the mountains of ancient Bulgaria. The story tells that he was trying to save Euridice from the kingdom of Hades by guiding her to the world of the living without laying his eyes on her. On their way, they passed through a famous cave in Bulgaria — Dyavolskoto Garlo. What mountain is this cave located in?
IV. SKAPPY EXPLORING THE SEASIDE
10.Whether in Bulgaria or abroad, Skappy loves going to the beach. What country offers great beaches and islands just a three-hour drive away from campus?
11.Bulgaria is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Which one of these is not on the list?
12.Every summer Bulgarians gather on the Black Sea coast to welcome the sunrise on a fixed date. The tradition derives its name from a song by Uriah Heep. What is this celebration called?
V. SKAPPY ON A HOLIDAY
13.While traveling around Bulgaria, Skappy bumped into a crowd wearing fur, bells and scary masks, dancing on the street to chase away evil spirits. What are the participants in this ritual called?
14.Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is famous for its so-called “klek shops.” What are these places? Hint — “klek” means “squat” in Bulgarian.
15.Did you know that the oldest living city in Europe and the sixth oldest in the world is only three hours away from Blagoevgrad? It's famous for its astonishing monuments like the ancient Roman Theater.
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