ABOUT DRAKA: Below you will find information about the Village of Draka and General Images of Draka. If you like Draka, we have a number of properties for sale in Draka.
Where is Draka?
Draka is a small village situated in the Municipalty of Sredets, south-eastern Bulgaria, in the region of Burgas - the Black Sea Coast part of Bulgaria. In the Village there is a Local Shop, Church (the Church is currently closed awaiting renovation works) and a Community Centre. Buses go from Draka to Sredets and Burgas twice a week. There is a small stream running through the village. It is a scenic and rural locality, yet well located for access to both Sredets and Burgas.
As at August 2012, there are less than 100 people living in Draka.
Draka is approximately 11 miles (approx. 17 km) from Sredets, where there is a very good range of shops, a Market twice a week, Hospital, Schools, etc.
Draka is approximately 32 miles (approx. 52km) from Burgas City and the Beach.
Below are some photographs taken of the Village of Draka, some of which have been taken within the last 12 months (2013) and some were taken within the last 5 years or so.
Draka is shown on the Map - circled in green.
Church in Draka
It's not unusual to see Goats or Sheep being hurded down the Village roads in Draka.
The Centre Square in Draka, where you can catch the Bus and where there is a Local Shop and Community Centre
A view across the Village from the garden of a property (we have this property for sale if you are interested! See Property Ref.6)
The small blue boxes are Bee Hives. A few of the Villagers keep Bees and produce very good honey, which they give to friends and neighbours in the Village
A Bulgarian couple from the Village
Some of the Old Carts are still used in the Village today, drawn by either a Horse of a Donkey
Some of the people in Draka keep Goats, Sheep and Chickens.
Draka sometimes gets snow in the winter. It is great to sit in front of a log fire when there's snow outside.
In Bulgaria cooking and eating often takes place in the garden
Mother and Kitten having an afternoon nap in Draka
This is a typical Traditional Outbuilding that is sometimes used as a Summer House, or to store logs and preserves. This Outbuilding is for sale with a spacious house in Draka see Property Ref. 2
Logs Stored ready for the Winter Months in Draka
Cellars come in handy for Storing Preserves. Some people convert their Cellars to offer extra Accommodation or a Workroom.
Work Bench in a Cellar in Draka. The Cellars are cool in Summer.
A Typical Village House in Draka
A view down to the stream in Draka
Looking across the Village
Draka Community Centre
Village Road through Draka.
One of the houses in Draka
A really old little house in Draka
Christmas in Draka
Why is this cat sleeping on top of my bag!
Poultry in a garden in Draka
Livestock from Draka
A walk by the stream in Draka
Eventide in Draka
Some of the houses in Draka
Donkeys sometimes still work on the land in Draka
A Shepherd in Draka
Dressing up the Donkeys in Draka
Typical Traditional Village Rear Yard from Draka
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