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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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forest in Balkan mountains

Picnic in the Forest

Picnic in a spring forest near a crystal-clear mountain river. You cannot put a price on that. I’d pick that over the most exquisite restaurant. Bulgaria with its mountains and land covered by thick broad leaved forests is full of perfect picnic spots like this […]

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sunset at Pleven hut

Mountain Escape

They say that the best things in life are free. ¬†Climbing a mountain is free and the feeling you get is so rewarding. ¬†Hiking is one of the favourite pastimes of people in Bulgaria. We love our mountains! On Saturday I climbed the steep path […]

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skiing on Vitosha mountain

Ski Season

Do you ski? Do you like getting out of the city and a breath of fresh air? This is easy to do by just taking the ski lift up Vitosha mountain. It is right on the outskirts of the city and after just a short […]

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