All posts tagged: Bulgaria

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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Central Park

I have been meaning to take autumn photos of Sofia for a while. I really love the park near my office. It is Sofia’s version of Central Park. During the summer they transformed it into something really unique – there is a man-made stream and […]

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sunchair at St.Anastasia Island

Saint Anastasia Island

St. Anastasia island is the third island I have visited this year after Corfu and Ireland. It is in the Black Sea, off the coast of the city of Burgas. St. Anastasia island and has long been on my list, so on our way to Sinemorets, […]

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street in Sofia, Bulgaria

Back in the City

After three months away from the city, I am finally back. It has been a very special summer. I really had to extract myself from my city lifestyle to be able to see and feel the energy of the places I visited in the country. […]

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