All posts tagged: summer

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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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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weekend in Rome

Weekend in Rome

I have booked a ticket to Rome for a weekend in two weeks’ time and I can’t wait. I visited Rome for the first time in 2015 and I promised myself that I will come back. I will be there only for the weekend, short […]

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summer dream

Summer Dream

My favourite time to work on summer photos is winter. When it is cold and grey outside, summer photographs are all the more exciting. These self portraits taken in our yard in my home town have been sitting in my computer for almost 4 years! […]

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Black sea beach, Bulgaria

Goodbye Summer

What better way to say goodbye to summer than with a long weekend at the beach. The last couple of years September has become my favourite time for a seaside holiday. This weekend, just like last year, I was in Sinemorets. It is a village […]

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view of Lovech from the fortress

Exploring Lovech Old Town

Bulgaria is dotted with small towns. Many of them have ‘old towns’ – entire neighbourhoods preserved  from modern development. Lovech is a charming town which boasts a wooden covered bridge, which is one of only three of its kind in Europe! Once you cross the […]

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stone fence and flowers in Zheravna

Tale of Stone and Wood

On the southern slopes of the Balkan range in Bulgaria lies the village of Zheravna. A tale of stone and wood, this place has not changed since the 19th century. It is a magical place, faraway from modern civilisation. All houses have traditional architecture dating […]

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Blossoming tree at Troyan Monastery

Sacred Beauty

There is something really enchanting about monasteries in the Balkans. Last week I did a day trip to Troyan Monastery. Religion can be a very personal and sensitive subject and I try not to publish photos of churches normally. But no matter what your religion is, I […]

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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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view of Howth harbour and abbey

Howth Harbour

On my last day of my holiday in Ireland, we took the train from Dublin to Howth. It is a scenic ride along the coast and it takes only 30 minutes. Howth is a beautiful coastal village, with stunning sea views, a beautiful harbour and […]

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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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