Archive for the 'General' Category

50 shades of blue

July 21, 2020

They call it Black Sea, but it is actually 50 shades of blue!

Bely Iskar nature trail

July 12, 2020

Nature trail Bely Iskar near Samokov in Rila mountains takes you around cool pine tree forest along the river for some 10+ kilometers. Your cross 8 wooden bridges across the river, enjoying the fresh air and the therapeutic effect of the running water below. Ideal for 1-day picnic from Sofia.

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Iskar-Panega Geopark

July 5, 2020

Geological Park Iskar–Panega is an UNESCO-run Geopark in Northern Bulgaria, located 3 km from the town of Lukovit. The numerous wooden bridges, summer houses, shelters and picnic sites, ensure access for tourists to natural landmarks of national importance. Ideal for 1-day trip from Sofia.

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St. Archangel Michael Monastery

July 4, 2020

The Chekotinski Monastery “St. Archangel Michael” is dated back to the Second Bulgarian Empire – 1185. It is located 70 kilometers north-east of Sofia in the valley of the Small Iskar river. The peaceful and beautiful nature around relaxes both the mind and body.

Swans

June 13, 2020

The Croation Canal in Bratislava, a natural Danube stream in the past, nowadays a drainage canal, has quite a biodiversity still. Swans during a stroll at susnet are an amazing sight.

13 June 2020, Chorvátsky kanál, Bratislava

Budmerice

June 7, 2020

Only 35 kilometrs from Bratislava you find this gem of a place in wonderful nature. The name of the village (first mentioneed in 1296 then Kerestúr), comes from Hungarian and means Cross of the Lord. The amazing Pálfi family was built in 1889 as a hunting lodge.