A 70-year-old fisherman has his home in the easternmost location in Bulgaria, and is the first to celebrate New Year’s on the country’s territory.

The man known as “Bai Pesho” is one of the most popular characters in the easternmost Bulgarian town – the Black Sea town of Shabla – and his home is most eastern-located house in the country, the BGNES news agency reported in a story dedicated the fisherman, who also owns a small pub.

“It’s important to be in Bulgaria, not to leave it….