This Aug. 19, 2012 photo released by Mikhail Iliev shows visitors walking near the Victoria Palace hotel, one of several large resorts that line the Black Sea coast, in Sunny Beach Bulgaria. A visit to Bulgaria can alternately feel like taking like a step back in time and witnessing a society that has modernized at warp speed. Mules and Ferraris share the freeways. Near a store selling Prada and Versace clothes, old women peddle handmade crocheted doilies and embroidered tablecloths. Dilapidated Soviet-style apartment buildings teem with people, as does a sparkling new shopping mall. (AP Photo/Mikhail Iliev)

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This Aug. 19, 2012 photo released by Mikhail Iliev shows visitors walking near the Victoria Palace hotel, one of several large resorts that line the Black Sea coast, in Sunny Beach Bulgaria. A visit to Bulgaria can alternately feel like taking like a step back in time and witnessing a society that has modernized at warp speed. Mules and Ferraris share the freeways. Near a store selling Prada and Versace clothes, old women peddle handmade crocheted doilies and embroidered tablecloths. Dilapidated Soviet-style apartment buildings teem with people, as does a sparkling new shopping mall.  (AP Photo/Mikhail Iliev)
This Aug. 19, 2012 photo released by Mikhail Iliev shows visitors walking near the Victoria Palace hotel, one of several large resorts that line the Black Sea coast, in Sunny Beach Bulgaria. A visit to Bulgaria can alternately feel like taking like a step back in time and witnessing a society that has modernized at warp speed. Mules and Ferraris share the freeways. Near a store selling Prada and Versace clothes, old women peddle handmade crocheted doilies and embroidered tablecloths. Dilapidated Soviet-style apartment buildings teem with people, as does a sparkling new shopping mall. (AP Photo/Mikhail Iliev)
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