Travel Blogs from Velingrad
... 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 ...
This morning Andie had organised the local horse and cart dude to come and pick us up and take us on a Tiki Tour around the village. The cart could only hold 6 at a time so we did it in two rounds. Steve finally had a competitor, with the horse releasing eye watering, noxious gases less than a metre away from Steve's face every 5 minutes or so. Yum! How the driver puts up with it all day long is anyone's guess. Again, lots of cheery waves from the locals and chats to ...
... 90) for a half litre of good Bulgarian hops, that's a bargain in any man's language!
So the 13 of us hunkered down for an hour and swapped stories of Game of Thrones and drank some local brewskis. We had a couple of the locals stop by and yell some things in Bulgarian at us. None of the townsfolk appear to speak English so everything's done in sign language or smiles. It was all good fun and, as mentioned, the locals seem to get a kick out of having us around. ...
... really boarded I these conditions before and it was quite an experience. The afternoons became way too slushy though so our best work was in the morning.
Can not recommend Pamporovo and the apartments and lessons we had enough.
... we reached Pamporovo to start our ski trip! Saturday morning and we eagerly attended our first beginners ski lessons, at Malina ski school. This was a very well organised centre and our instructor on day one had great patience as we slid about like bambi on ice lol the first 2 hours seemed unlikely we would get it, but after lunch and a beer we had become naturals having learnt the snow plough to stop without falling lol so we attempted our first ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Kamena Velingrad
Other places to stay in Velingrad
9, Nikolay Hrelkov St, Velingrad | 4 star hotelfrom $77
8 Tosho Staykov str. , Velingrad | 5 star hotelfrom $84
50, Saidinenie blvd, Velingrad | 5 star hotelfrom $92
500 Saedinenie Str., Velingrad | Hotelfrom $96
Velingrad Park, Velingrad | 3 star hotelfrom $77
19, Borislav Str., Velingrad | 4 star hotelfrom $53
97 "Nikola Vaptsarov" st., Velingrad | Hotelfrom $74