Saint Vrach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sandanski
... in the highlands to see an awesome alpine lake. It was actually a trudge through the snow, sometimes up to our knees, to a tiny ice-covered body of water at the top called Mt Okoto, or the Eyeball, because it looked....errr...like an eyeball. Even though no one was really clad for the walking conditions, it was a beautiful walk in the mountains, breathing in the fresh air and soaking up the alpine views.
We got ...
... to feed each bear so if anyone's interested, their website is www.vier-pfoten.bg (four paws) Once they had been brought to the sanctuary, they were put into these really large fenced off areas in native forest, designed to replicate their original environment. The bears who were here looked pretty happy, although some of them still had the whole dancing bear routine going along and would shuffle side to side for 5 minutes at a time as we watched. Very sad ...
... our walk about. Death Notices. Not placed in the local paper as we do, but rather, printed A4 sheets of paper, laminated and pinned on buildings all about the town. Sometimes with a black bow. We understand that these notices can stay up for years.
The mother of our landlady had died since the last time our guide, Andie, was passing through here, and although she knew about it, she was quite moved when we came across her notice on a bus stop wall, as we walked about ...
... the Seven Lakes. Sadly, for the first time in our five months of travel, the weather stopped us from doing what we set out to do. There was low cloud and light rain so the char lift was closed. It was probably just as well as by the time we drove to the chair lift, a height of 1000M, the visibility was down to about 5M and the temperature was 7 degrees. We would have frozen to death on the chair lift had it been operating even though we had taken every layer of ...
... that there was pussy everywhere. We were surrounded by *******. They rubbed against our legs, and meowed at us but they didn't get what they wanted. It was a very relaxing day in the square, drinking some very nice local beer, playing monopoly deal...and playing with all our *******. We had dinner at this great beer garden where shags abounded yet again, and we were still surrounded by ravenous *******, then it was more wine back at the guesthouse because, ...
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