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Bansko Film Festival: “My Bansko”

Oct 09, 2009 1 Comment by

The Bansko Film Festival takes place between 25th and 29th November and is the Ninth International Film Festival for mountains, extreme sports and adventures in Bulgaria. Take a look at film trailer above. More info at banskofilmfest.com. Christophe, the German film maker contacted me to say he is in the final editing of “My Bansko” [...]

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Wizz Air Fly To Varna From Luton

Sep 11, 2009 3 Comments by

Wizz Air continue to adapt and add new routes. And this additional route, along with Bourgas to Poznan, Bourgas to Prague, Sofia to Venice  and Sofia to Eindhoven (from 25 October) is superb news for all those looking to visit Bulgaria from UK, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria. The Wizz Air Varna service  complements BA flights to [...]

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Hiking In The Pirin: One Fine Weekend

Sep 03, 2009 2 Comments by

Pirin is not only known for hosting Bulgaria’a most modern ski resort in Bulgaria, but also for being the steepest mountain of all, with sharp peaks and difficult tracks. Milena Tosheva and her friends and work colleagues, at myhome.bg in Sofia are a bunch of keen mountain and outdoors folks. They kindly sent sent in this account of their recent trip to Bansko. They [...]

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Is This A Record Bansko Restaurant Rip Off?

Aug 30, 2009 13 Comments by

OBETSANOVA MEHANA, is a Bansko restaurant that is named and shamed in today’s review from Bansko Blog readers, Patrick and Sylvia from Ireland. Read on to see why their meal was as much fun as having a tooth pulled. Firstly my many thanks to them for sending this in. Restaurant owners and operators are changing [...]

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Jazz Fest 2009: Video

Aug 10, 2009 No Comments by

Blagoevgrad Big Band video at Bansko Jazz Fest 2009. For more on Jazz Fest 2009: https://banskoblog.com/bansko-jazz-festival-2009-programme/ Tomorrow, 11th August, be sure to check out Mind Trips (Bulgaria) on stage B (video here  https://banskoblog.com/bansko-jazz-fest-2009/ ) and again on the 11th on main square stage check out Candy Dulfer (Holland). If you are looking for accommodation in [...]

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Pirin Golf Monthly Series: The Winners

Aug 05, 2009 No Comments by

The Third round of the monthly Pirin Golf Series took place on Sunday July 26th. Here’s the winning Ana Maria Vulkanova receiving her prize. She had 24 stableford points. Winning male in division A (less than 12 handicap) was Rouman Anastov with 31 stableford points. He has a 6 handicap. In division B (over 12 [...]

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Christian Maurer Wins Red Bull XAlps

Jul 29, 2009 No Comments

Christian Maurer pulls off the most unbelievable finish in the Red Bull XAlps. Yesterday he covered 193km paragliding and hiking and landed on the beach in Monaco. Last night he walked up Mont Gros above Monte Carlo – and slept at the top. He even beat his support and the media to the summit! Maurer [...]

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