The Bulgarian village; Staro Zhelezare, has been suffering from urbanization. As too many people have left the village the future looked dark and risked to become an abandoned ghost place. The answer to save the village? Mural paintings! The Project Staro Zhelezare is a small village located in the central Bulgaria, close to Plovdiv was suffering… Continue reading Staro Zhelezare- How to Survive with Street Art
Gela is an ancient village seattled by the Thracians over 3300 years ago in heart of the Rhodope Mountains. Gela is famous as the birth Place of the mythological Orpheus and for its rural and traditional way of living. The nearby mountain peak has the unique flower of Orpheus which can only be seen there.… Continue reading Gela- A Village of Ancient History & 100 Bagpipes
Река Искър (Iskur River) starts in the Rila Mountain range and runs a long path north, widening and deepening until it ends in the Danube. In the beginning, you can cross the Iskur easily by using the large granite rocks as stepping stones and those same stones make the Iskur gurgle and run white, spin […]… Continue reading Rila Mountain
We’re going to Bulgaria this summer. We’re going for a month, all four of us, and we’re getting excited. A month sounds like a lot of time, but we know it will pass in a rush and we won’t get to see or do nearly all the things we would like. A good trip needs […]… Continue reading Need inspiration for a trip to Bulgaria?
As the Bulgarian summer is usually very hot, many Bulgarians seek to the mountains and the forests to cool down. One popular place to visit is the Rhodopean mountains that has many interesting sites, The Wonderful Bridges are one of many interesting places to visit in this mountain. In 1961 the Wonderful Bridges was declared… Continue reading The Wonderful Bridges of Bulgaria
So far I have just written about traditions and a bit history on this blog, so now I attend to introduce you to natural places that are interesting to visit, and I would like to start with a cave that are full of legends and rumors- The Devil´s Throat… The Cave of The Devil You… Continue reading The Devil´s Throat
Весели празници (Veseli praznitisi= Happy holidays)! I just wanted to shortly recommend you all to read Ellis Shuman´s article on his blog about driving in Bulgaria. He gives useful advice for any one that plans to travel through the country with a car, which of course comes in handy. So here goes! Enjoy the reading!… Continue reading Driving in Bulgaria