Author: Ivan Dikov Features | March 5, 2010, Friday
The world famous monster Nessie from the Loch Ness in
There are various legends about the Rabiska Lake Monster but Mayor Tsankov has picked the most “credible” one – which dates back to the 18th century – in order to focus their project on it.The legend has it that a fearful monster inhabits the lake. Unlike Nessie and many other lake monsters, however, this one is no dinosaur; it is a lot more human-like, and is actually more like a minotaur. The Rabisha Lake Monster, the so called Water Bull, has the head of a bull, the body of giant, strong man, and the tale of fish. In order to keep this terrifying beast at ease, the local people would offer as a sacrifice to it the most beautiful young girl in the entire region in order to buy their safety. They would hold a procession taking the girl to the
What might have given rise to such a legend (there are actually a number of local legends about the Water Bull Monster in the
It seems that thanks primarily to the enterprising character of Mayor Emil Tsankov and his team, the small town of
It has long been thought that large fish or eels were the creatures sighted as lake monsters. Lets hope someone gets a photograph.