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

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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 Balkans. From the slopes you can see the South and the North part of Bulgaria, amazing nature, horses, caws as well as many preserved species, including edelweisses. And to be more correct – the area close to the Kozya stena hut is the only one place in the Balkan mountain where you can see the edelweisses.

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Village Svejen – The Architectural Treasure of Sredna Gora Mountain

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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. All this variety of colors and shapes is located in only two hours from Sofia.  The athmosphere here will force you to forget about the busy day to day life in the noisy city. It looks like the village yet is not so well known destination, probably because of it location. But it has everything for a perfect weekend out – fresh air, stillness and lush nature.

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Tevno lake – the home of serenity and inner peace

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“Man landed on the Moon” – Now I know that feeling

Tevno lake is one of those places that you will never forget. The lake surrounded by cosmic panorama, the red cabin, the majestic slopes of Kamenitza peak are all as from a fairy tale. The stillness of the mountain and the land that looks like from another planet will leave you speechless. The scenery is so impressive that finally you feel all your senses devoted to that magic. Тhis is the place where the mountain stillness begins to live inside you. Firstly it takes a small place in your heart untill imperceptibly to ocuppy all your body and soul with gratitude to the mountain and life.

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One day trip to Musala hut and Musala lake

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Musala hut

Rila as you may already know is the highest mountain in the Balkans peninsula with its peak Musala (2925 m). Apart from the peaks there are many interesting places to see there – the more you explore the more beautiful places you will find. If somebody asks me where to go close to Sofia, then I definitely will suggest Rila mountain.

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