Karst-o-bikia Deep in karst

  On a day light campsite looks little bit different. So many prickle bushes and sheep’s dung around. But fountain and table next to tent is peerless. I figure that stream next to camp come from

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

To the Lakes day 2

First day rain, rain, rain… But on day 2 has perfect weather. On morning until drink my coffee I see maybe meteorological balloon. Path down in South Vitosha is narrow, but well marked. On lunch

To the Lakes day 1

Very spontaneous I decide to make a long hike. From Sofia to Seven Rila lakes. And with all preparation in my first day I start a little before midday. It’s a foggy rainy day. Late

VeloRhodope 2013 day 6

As we talk with my friends, they take a rack for my bike, and this day we continue with car. Go fast to Tatul Thracian sanctuary. It’s very strange place with lot spiritual energy. After

Monasteries of Nishava river

When I arrive in Godech, my first goal has monastery St. Nikolay. Now that is new church in outskirts of town. But still in yard may seen a ruins from ancient Roman temple from II-IV century.