Iglika Palace Hotel
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... called Black Cat, the food was delicious and the portions really generous, so one portion for 2 is enough depending what you ordering. And once again, the hospitality is very warm.
On our last day, we missed our skiing class as some of us partied with a bang till 8 am and there was no way we could make it at 9am for a class! So half day wasted, we went to pay and apologise to our instructor for no show and you can imagine he wasn't happy. Part ...
... br> On the way back to the hotel we managed to go past the local Kwikimart and picked up a 2.3 litre bottle of beer for $2, and a $4 bottle of white wine for the home cooked dinner tonight at the guest house. Gotta love these prices! Our host, Dehska, had laid on a traditional meal of Bulgarian sausages and a casserole of mixed veges and a ginormous loaf of fluffy white bread. Delish!
Then, out of the blue, appeared 2 pint sized Babushkas/grandmothers or ...
We hiked up to Ivan Rila's tomb. Had some time on our own with the ward who introduced us to the tame robins that flew on my hand.
Many Bulgarians come up to this place for religious reasons, leave whishes in the wall, fetch source's water. Interesting to see where the Orthodox Church leaves room for connectedness with nature. I however don't believe that Ivan slept in this cave for 7 years without even preparing himself a mattress.
We tried to venture over from the lift station to Ivan Vazov Hut. We knew that the hut is open and we had food for self-supply with us. There was quite some new snow lately unfortunately after a snow-meagre winter. Later the day bad weather came in that was forecasted to sustain for the following days. All in all reasons for us to buy a ticket on the lift down again and postpone the Rila mountain crossing to a later date.
... Intense vegetables, well bbq-ed but generally the dishes are heavy on meat.
I imagine the Rila forests take long to grow. They have quite some misty microclimate that sometimes allows huge algae-like moss to grow from the branches. Hiker's trails are badly signed though, somteimes it's not easy to navigate.