Pirin mountain, Bansko Bulgaria – The Pearl in the Heart of the Balkans (hiking, trekking, backpacking)

PIRIN mountain is the second highest in Bulgaria after Rila (Musalla, 2925 m) mountain. It is situated in the southwest part of the country in a rather extended shape to the northwest and southeast between the rivers Struma and Mesta. Geologically, Pirin, Rila, Karpati & Rodopi belongs to group of very old mountains. Extending over an area of 27.400 ha and lying at an altitude of 1,008–2,914…

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Bansko News: Water Supply company informs its subscribers that between 16.04.2018 – 01.06.2018 cleaning and disinfection of the tanks will be carried out on the water supply network

Water Supply company informs its subscribers that between 16.04.2018 – 01.06.2018 cleaning and disinfection of the tanks will be carried out on the water supply network, resulting in disruption of supply during these dates: FIND YOUR DREAM BANSKO PROPERTY! MAKE AN OFFER TODAY! Razlog Municipality, Razlog – 10 to 15.05.2018, Banya village – 23 and…

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By the end of 2020 the exploitation of the Simitli – Razlog – Bansko gas pipeline is supposed to start

By the end of 2020 the exploitation of the Simitli – Razlog – Bansko gas pipeline is supposed to start. The project is a priority for the government, stated today at the National Assembly Temenuzhka Petkova, Minister of Energetics, in answer of a question from a member of Parliament from the GERB party. FIND YOUR…

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BULGARIAN HOLIDAYS 2018: LAZAROVDEN (ST. LAZARUS DAY)

Bulgarians call this holiday “Lazarus”, “Lazaritsa” or “Lazar’s Saturday.” This is a celebration of fields, pastures, forests and girls after lazaruvane public could lass. Today the Orthodox Christian Church dedicates Lazarus, whom Jesus raised on the fourth day after his funeral as a sign of gratitude for his hospitality. According to medieval writings Lazarus lived…

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