I recently discovered an interesting file. Shows available maps in the archives of the University of Texas at scale 1:250,000 and 1:1M in the world used by the US Army during the second half of the 20th century. Drawn in the ’50s, no one can say that they are accurate
There is no more iconic image associated with the sea from the image of a lighthouse. Coast of Britain and Ireland, East Coast of North America are frequently photographed with lighthouse in the background or main focus. But what we know about lighthouses on 350 km coast we have in
This year Krassimir Andonov join the the annual march In the Footsteps of Botev from Kozloduy to Okolchitsa. And five days we read diaries of marches life and feeling what it is to be part of something so big. This year was the 70th annual march and first one is
In the Law on Tourism of 2013 was introduced the idea and concept of tourism zoning of Bulgaria. This was developed in 2014-15. The purpose of such zoning is I quote: “Bulgaria is advertised not only as a homogenous whole but as a “bouquet” of tourist areas with their own
When it comes to rock monastery, people immediately think of Aladzha monastery or monasteries around the village of Ivanovo. But it turns out that this is a historical treasure, which also little known and is quite unique in the country. If you’re a fan of this kind of tourism you
While looking for information about old Sofia, I found map from 1940 showing the post-liberation Sofia from the late 19th century and its landmarks. We tried as accurately referenced to the old sketch on the new streets of Sofia to see where in the contemporary town were in those places,
Once I have brought Sofia quarters and the cost of real estate and did the GIS file on districts of the capital, I decided to combine the two files. So create a comprehensive and detailed file of Sofia neighborhoods, residential complexes and holiday areas.
Over the past few days I have been researching European hiking trails in Bulgaria. At present, the EHTs cover five of the high mountains here, but the creation and marking of paths proved to be incomplete. All of them must start from the border where they have completed the stage
Interesting and useful map I made for website Velotouring BG for Facebook page. This is an interactive map that shows with several layers different options that the site offers for cycling. Added to the page with the app Static HTML , in tab is the whole code of html map.
When I discovered excel file with the coordinates of all stations in Antarctica, while looking for more information about the Bulgarian one, immediately I said – This will be an interesting project … And indeed. Export the file in Fusion Tables, as I put columns with a coordinates, be such
Anyone passing through Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo or Dryanovo is seen anything built by Nikola Fichev – Kolyo Ficheto. Do not forget and The Covered Bridge in Lovech – a symbol of the city, now constructed as replica. And here I noted only documented constructed by him after becoming a master.
For the needs of road and overview map, outline boundaries of all cities in Bulgaria. So is coming soon shape file with these lines. Besides smaller scale, has other differences with existing Corine file. Cities in Bulgaria are 256 and are home for more that 5.73 million people by address,