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Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria

Discovering Koprivshtitsa

Koprivshtitsa i a historic Bulgarian town on the southern side of the Balkan Mountain, around 100 km from Sofia. ¬†Koprivshtitsa is one of the symbols of Bulgaria. During the National Revival period in the 19th century the town was a thriving center of culture, crafts, […]

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Mountain Resort

Last weekend I escaped from the heat in the mountain resort of¬†Bansko in the Pirin mountain. It is popular with skiers in winter. The town has a long and interesting history and there are some old buildings preserved, some of which house cozy taverns or […]

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Early Spring in Old Plovdiv

Photos of the spring sun shining on the old town of Plovdiv.¬† The trees are starting to blossom and the weather is getting warmer. Spring is a great time to visit Plovdiv and enjoy it before it gets too hot. Being one of the most […]

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Magic Mountain

High up on a slope of the Rhodope mountain, sits the pretty village of Leshten. Up there the air is clean and the views are breath-taking. The village overlooks the valley of Gotse Delchev and Pirin mountain. Like many remote villages in the Rhodopes, Leshten […]

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Kovachevica village

Smoking Chimneys

This is a view of the amazing village of Kovachevitsa in the Rhodope mountain in Bulgaria. I spent two days in Leshten, a similar village a few kilometers from it. Both villages are amazing examples of how preserving authentic places in their original look, can […]

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snow in Etar, Bulgaria

Midwinter Beauty

This has been the most beautiful and coldest winter Bulgaria has seen in years. In the beginning of January, I travelled to Etar Open Air Museum. The tiny village is a reconstruction of a typical Bulgarian village and it takes you back in time. When […]

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year of discoveries

Year of Discoveries

This year is coming to an end and it’s time for a recap. For me 2016 was a year of discoveries, both in the world around me and in myself. I had a lot of challenges in my professional and personal life, which helped me […]

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Tsarevets fortress in autumn

City of Gold

My trip to Veliko Tarnovo two weeks ago was a lot of fun. My intention was to be there for the autumn leaves, but I arrived one week too late. I didn’t get as many autumn pictures as I wanted. Still, it was a great […]

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