Snezhanka Apartments - TMF
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- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
TravelPod Member ReviewsSnezhanka Apartments - TMF 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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... against going to the film about the ruins because it turned out to be some sort of 3-D recreation thing. Walked with Rosemary down the pedestrian area to the Catholic church. Very dim inside, but interesting painting of Mary and Child, where Jesus actually looks like a happy little baby instead of a homunculus. Also found a statue of St. Teresa, so I was happy. (I can't remember if I mentioned that since the first group get-together we've learned that Margaret is from South Africa ...
... a little afraid to touch any of them, but they sure are cute.
Stefan gave us a tour of the monastery, starting with the museum. The most treasured item in the museum is a wooden cross that was intricately and painstakingly carved by a monk over a period of 12 years. He lost his sight after he finished the project. In the 1960s when Bulgaria defaulted, the Soviets came in and took every valuable thing they could find from the monastery as part of payback. ...
From Shipka we descended into the Valley of the Roses. Right now we are in the middle of the rose season, which is a big deal here; Bulgaria makes about 60% of the world's rose oil, plus smaller amounts of other rose products like rosewater, soap, hand cream, liqueur and things like that.
Now when you hear or see the name 'The Valley of the Roses' you may get an image in your head of a valley completely filled from one side to the other with field after field ...
... at the fort. It has been restored and some of the restoration is questionable, but it certainly makes it clear which parts are original and which aren't. It was a nice place to walk around as you could imagine people bustling up the streets to the shops and houses (within the walls), with the fort and a church on the top of the hill behind it. We headed back to the camp site, had a nice chat to the South African guy, Maurice, and a few beers of course.
In November, a group of Fulbrighters (a large group of about 15) decided to plan a trip to the ski resort, Pamporovo in the Rhodopi Mountains. I figured I would snowboard..since the last time I went skiing my sister took to me to HUGE mountain and pushed me down and I rolled 10 times. Okay, maybe I'm exaggerating..she might have nudged me. Either way, it was traumatic. When I left Dimitrovgrad it was sunny and warm. About 5 minutes into the ...