What Is The Snow Like Now?

Mar 31, 2009 No Comments by

The warm weather in Bulgaria has, from Sunday, taken its toll on the snow conditions on the mountain. The picture above I took from the near perfect conditions on Saturday 28th.  What a difference one day makes. Here’s a short video taken in Sunday’s rain: At the moment it is not good. Slushy and heavy [...]

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Bansko Ski Is No Turkey

Mar 25, 2009 No Comments by

How does Bansko compare to Turkish and other resorts? Here’s a personal review from Serap (above right) from Istanbul, Turkey. Be sure to click play to hear this interview. She chats about her impressions of Bansko, making comparisons with Turkish and other resorts.  We talk about what she liked the most – and the least. [...]

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Bansko Snow Conditions: Perfect

Mar 23, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko Snow Report.  3.9 metres of snow at the top and 1 metre in Bansko town. These pictures tell the story. Listen to the audio of John and I last week. He’s from Bansko Tourist Information, and had some interesting views. We have been chatting after the recoding and he’s decided to link his blog [...]

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Bansko Snow Conditions: Snowed In

Mar 21, 2009 2 Comments by

Bansko snow report: Web cams say it all. There is nearly one metre of snow in the town now. More than 2.5 metres up at Shiligarnika.  Even with a 4×4, traveling for many people is a major challenge. But with more snow falling, the ski/board conditions of the season are in the making. My advice; [...]

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Bansko Tourist Information: Interview

Mar 16, 2009 4 Comments by

Bansko Tourist Information owner, John Sutton, takes time out today to talk to me about tourism in Bansko. But he’s realistic on the work that lies ahead. And he argues why Bansko is set to offer every bit as much as the famous French alpine summer mountain resorts, such as Chamonix and Morzine. Click play [...]

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Bansko Ski Fashion

Mar 14, 2009 7 Comments by

Bansko ski fashion report. And this season, see latest the fashion is more than ever in evidence in Bansko. See Ski Fashion Update And it’s surprisingly daring. Some vivid outfits. No expense spared, coordinating outfits like the one above. The ski pants, ski jacket and even the under ski top and helmet all matched.  The [...]

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The Lazy Man’s Way For Cheapest Bulgaria Flights

Mar 10, 2009 1 Comment

Cheap Flights to Sofia Cheapest flights to Sofia. The lazy man’s way for a late Bansko ski deal. But first, from Germany, some good news. Flights now increased, with the announcement from no-frills air carrier Germanwings that the number of its Sofia to Köln/Bonn flights goes up to four a week, up from three, starting [...]

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