Park Hotel Olymp

Velingrad Park, Velingrad, Pazardzhik, 4600, Bulgaria | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $77.00
 

Travel Blogs from Velingrad

The Eyeball of Bansko

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... 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 ...

Dancing with Bears

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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13

... 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 ...

Hermits and the Bulgarian Disco

A travel blog entry by madanaki

10

... 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. ...

Think we are getting good at this boarding malarky

A travel blog entry by gahanoverseas

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While we still had some skills from our Christmas lessons we wanted to return to the slopes and go it alone. Conditions weren't very god for our first 3 days but then it cooled down enough to make snow that would settle and then it finally started snowing. J ...

Bulgaria ski trip

A travel blog entry by nat1198

2

... down a green slope at end of the day, despite not knowing how to turn. So a few falls, slides and bumps we were back at our apartment with aching muscles but all agreed that skiing was our new favourite hobby! A lovely meal and few apris ski drinks and we were in bed at 9.30pm exhausted lol next day up again for more lessons but this time with a new strict instructor who liked to roar at us about our hands lol but this new teaching method made us ...

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