Bansko Royal Towers

Yavor Str, Bansko, Blagoevgrad, 2770, Bulgaria | 4 star hotel
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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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... end. The locals first scrub down their laundry on the concrete bench nearby, then throw it all into the bucket, let Mother Nature do its thing, then hang all their intimates up on the nearby drying racks. Today, one of the locals, was doing their carpets. How they do this in the middle of the winter when there's 3 metres of snow is anyone's guess.

We later got back on our private bus and drove to the nearby ski resort of Bansko. Bansko is like any ...

Hermits and the Bulgarian Disco

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... 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. ...

Rila Monastery & Boyana Church

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... colour. There were streaks of light shining thru some of the windows



The guide explained the differences in Bulgarian Orthodoxy from Russians and Greeks. They were ruled by the Patriarch in Constantinople, but the Bulgarians outnumbered the Greeks 3 to 1 so wanted independence from Greek control. He also explained other ...

Blagoevgrad

A travel blog entry by townsvilleduo

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... Yum. Oh yes, with some rakia and beer of course. We then visited the 14th Century Cherepish Monastery on the way home and some amazing rock formations. We were not sure where we were at this stage but we have never seen scenery like this before. We regularly watch travel shows and comment on how lucky the presenters are to be shown around by locals. Well that was us over the last two weekends in Sofia. We did things, went places and saw sights most tourists don't ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Yavor Str, Bansko, is near Vihren and Baba Vanga Museum.
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