Visa requirements to Bulgarians around the world

Update November 29, 2017 At the end of 2017, the list of countries offering visa-free visit to Bulgarian expand as countries are already 111. Since Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, visa requirements for Bulgarians are becoming more and more relaxed with each year. That’s why after the map of the friendly world, […]

Catalog maps of US Army

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 or correct for now. Many […]

Lighthouses in Bulgaria

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 Bulgaria. Lighthouses have – whole […]

Thematic honored hikes in Bulgaria or in the footsteps of… our historical memory

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 through 1947. This and the […]

Rock churches and monasteries in Bulgaria

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 can visit more than 70 […]

Landmarks in Sofia 1879

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, because most of them were […]

European hiking trails in Bulgaria Европейските пешеходни маршрути в България

European hiking trails in Bulgaria

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 in the neighboring country and […]

Изследователски станции в Антарктика

Research stations in Antarctica

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 as in file, then exported […]

Kolyo Ficheto. Where and what he built.

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. But where he was involved […]