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21-28 Dec 2013 We came to Pamy for another week of snowboading over Xmas. Unfortunately the snow wasn't as good this year and the have been making snow on the runs for a few days now. We have a one bed apartment booked through Snow White Skiing this year, which luckily turned out to be large enough to have our friend Simon use the sofa bed in the …
... uprising. The two most celebrated figures are Vasil Levski who was brought up in Karlovo and Hristo Botev who worked as a teacher in Kalofer. Both men are treated as saints. There are photographs of them on the walls of every school. In Kalofer, there is even a chapel to Levski where a lock of his hair is displayed as a relic. Parties of school kids queue to see it. Levski was hanged by the Turks before the uprising. ...
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Did this a couple of years ago on a road trip with my friend Pat, it was falling down then.....3 years later a bit more of it has fallen down!
Entry was a tad more difficult this year, the hole was a bit higher.....
Weather has been great, roads as good as they get in this part of the world. ...
... up for that. We wandered around the fantastic fortress in the punishing heat and by the river before returning tired but exhilarated. What a stunning city. I hope it wins European Capital of Culture for 2019.
And then to end a brilliant day, Nikki (the campsite owner) drove Victoria and I to a nearby swimming pool. I cannot tell you how refreshing that was. I am so happy to report tonight I am tired but the right kind of ...
... covered in sunflower plants. What a fantastic sight they are. They remind me of Castilla back in the 80’s.
We briefly skirted by Veliko Tarnovo before arriving at the lovely campsite which was nestled into the hills just outside.
I got the tent up in the wind before getting some washing done. It is amazing how many things need doing. There was plenty of time to relax in the afternoon Bulgarian sunshine ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSnezhanka Apartments Pamporovo
http://www.snow-white-skiing.co.uk/ we booked through Pippa at Snow White Skiing and I can't recommend them enough. Great apartmets, great service from Galina the rep on site, great prices, lovely snowboarding instructors!!
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