Entries by Local@dmin

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On the ridge of the Balkans – from Beklemeto to Kozya Stena hut

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Reading time: 6 minutes I’ve been dreaming for the ridges of the Balkans for long time. And the idea finally riped during one sunny weekend when we decided to go to the Central Balkans mountain. The Central Balkan National Park is one amazing place which is situated in the heart of Bulgaria and includes the highest peaks of the […]

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Village Orehovo – the crossroads to Rhodopes

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Reading time: 4 minutes The village of Orehovo is one of those small and typical Rhodopean villages, populated by friendly people with big hearts and smiles. It is a starting point to many tourist routes in Rhodopes. You can choose from many natural attractions – such as River, old Roman road,  waterfalls, huts, canyon, old and not so old […]

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Village Svejen – The Architectural Treasure of Sredna Gora Mountain

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Reading time: 5 minutes It is unvelivable how many impressive things you can see only in few hours in village Svejen. There is a hut, a mountain, a lake, a river, an old Bulgarian architecture with interesting houses, small winding streets and grean medows wherever you look. And all this variety of colors and shapes is located in only […]

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Hiking in Vitosha without crowds – mission possible

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Reading time: 6 minutes If you browse the internet about hiking in Vitosha you will probably found a lot of popular routes such as the Golden bridges, Aleko hut or Boyana’s waterfal. All of them are charming places to go during the week, but are also usually very crowded with people during the weekend. Actually Vitosha is one of […]

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Village Chavdar and Archaeological Park “Topolnitsa”

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Reading time: 5 minutes One of the things I like most is to discover new places I have never heard before. One of my latest trip was exactly like this. Even though village Chavdar and the archaeological park Topolnitsa are only in one hour distance from Sofia I have not even imagined that there is a place like this […]

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Geopark Iskar-Panega – diving into the Blue

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Reading time: 4 minutes Geopark Iskar-Panega is a beautiful place with unspoiled nature just in 2 hours from Sofia. The place is also famous with the biggest karst spring in Bulgaria – Glava panega. This is the reason of the specific blue color of the river. The area is also known with its rocks formations dating 100 milion years […]

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Belogradchik and Magura Cave

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Reading time: 5 minutes Due to its remoteness and somewhat not-so-good-reputation the northwestern part of Bulgaria usually wasn’t included into my plans for travelling. This time, however, I have more than 2 days off and the weather forecasts wasn’t appropriate for mountains so I decided to go to explore that yet not so well known part of Bulgaria. We […]