All posts tagged: nature

Summer in September

Unlike last year I spend June, July and August in the office. I could barely wait for my September holiday at the seaside at my favorite Sinemorets village. As they say all’s well that ends well, so the much awaited holiday has redeemed my boring […]

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Austin nature

Exploring Austin’s Greenbelt

This is Austin in January. I took these pictures on a beautiful Sunday, two weeks ago. I went on a long walk along the Colorado river, passing through Zilker Park and Barton Springs natural pool. And yes there were people swimming!  I have never been […]

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Merry Christmas

Wishing you a very happy Christmas, a true Christmas when we turn away from vanity and materialism and look into our souls and hearts and find all the virtues that lay hidden there. Today I spent Christmas with my family and my pets. We don’t […]

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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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mountain river in Bulgaria

Wild Beach

When you hear ‘beach’ you imagine fine sand and crashing blue waves. Maybe you would not think of it right away, but river beaches are also great for summer. These photos are from a secret spot on  the mountain river that flows from the Balkan range in […]

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Country road in Bulgaria

Country Living

After my trip to Ireland I have been spending time in the country. My hometown is in a very remote area in the foot of the Balkan range. My family has a restored old Bulgarian house, which is just the perfect rustic retreat. All made […]

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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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Blue Sea Paradise

Sinemorets is a village on the Black Sea near the border with Turkey. I spent most of last week there. After seeing some drone footage of it earlier, I really wanted to go because there is nothing like a combination of sea and beautiful nature […]

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Endless Summer

I am incredibly lucky to live in Bulgaria. Here the summers last for four months. Here in the Balkans, unlike elsewhere in Europe, nature is untouched and consumerism does not govern people’s lives. Instead we prefer to enjoy the summer by being close to nature, relaxing […]

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