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The artefacts – gold Roman coins, ancient Greek silver, Thracian military helmets – wind up with falsified documents in auction houses in Europe and North America, or increasingly with wealthy Arab and Asian collectors.“You cannot put a value on what is lost because the real loss is information,” says Professor Bozhidar Dimitrov, director of the National Museum of History in Sofia, who has spearheaded efforts to reclaim lost relics.“Even if we recover them, we don’t know where they were originally found, so our understanding of the history is gone.”Police say there are 300 criminal treasure-hunting gangs in Bulgaria at present, but as many as 50,000 people are thought to be involved in illegal digging in some form.
And now a startup based out of Berlin has launched an app called Peppr, which bills itself as the "first mobile Web app for booking erotic entertainment." Prospective clients simply list their location, acknowledge they are at least 18 years old, select a gender of choice, and they're presented with photos and profiles of potential men or women offering to have sex for a fee.Entire villages have been known to take part in some impoverished corners of Bulgaria.Belatedly waking up to the scale of the problem, Bulgarian authorities are trying to claw back some of their lost history from around the world.“The record so far belongs to the Canadians,” said Prof Dimitrov.First, go to Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains, 150 miles south-east of its capital, Sofia.Then follow one of the roads carved through canyons of sheer rock and fir forest, still haunted by bears and wolves: past tumbling rivers and stone bridges dating back to Roman times; past brown-and-white chalet houses, trout-farms and trucks left over from the Communist era, some still used to haul livestock or logs, others atrophied like the ideology they once served.It may seem like part of every modern traveller's lot, especially at Heathrow passport control, but this summer I had a genuine glimpse into the jaws of Hell.
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In an interview with the German news site the Local, co-founder Pia Poppenreiter said the idea came to her when she was walking through the red-light district at night.
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Real-life vampires, giant rock vaginas, ancient sites to rival those of Greece and Rome – Bulgaria’s archaeologists are putting their country on the map of world history, but first they have to stop the mafia stealing its treasures.