Snowy limbo for Syrian refugees in Bulgaria
31 January 2014 Last updated at 17:06 GMT
In the EU's poorest country, on the edge of Europe, another chapter in the story of Syria's desperate struggle is unfolding.
Since the beginning of last year, more than 6,000 Syrians have walked across the border from Turkey into Bulgaria, fleeing from the war in their homeland and searching for sanctuary in the EU.
The BBC's Chris Morris reports from a former school where Syrian refugees are living.