Maliovitsa – for climbing and hiking

When Alex mentions Maliovitsa area to climbing for 2-3 days, my first thought has – “Via Ferrata… Finally”. We had to go a whole bunch with kids with cars, but 5 minutes before to get out of home Alex call me with news that will be only as and we travel by bus. The buses […]


How to make best hike to Seven Rila lakes and Rila monastery

Seven Rila lakes touristic map Summer is in full swing. And people start asking me again how to reach the Rila monastery and Seven Rila Lakes. To Rila mountain better get three + days to enjoy hiking and nature there. I hardly recommend to make this hike north to south – or Seven Rila lakes […]

Skakavitca – Sapareva banya

Come time to go back to civilization. Path from Skakavitca to Panichishte mountain resort  (or up) is nice, not hard and in impressive forest. In Panichishte is interesting to see inside TIC building a small model of Rila mountain. To and from Panichishte to Sapareva banya have a some minibus, but I decide to walk […]


The Dance of the White Brotherhood

From dark morning I hear steps around my tent. The White brotherhood start bring together for sunrise and big dance near Babreka lake. So I wake up early, drink coffee and check my camera. And with big crowd walk up. When you are near to dancing ring, is impossible to understand scale of this. And for […]