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The Road To Nowhere MTB 2014 July 26th and 27th

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments by

The Road To Nowhere MTB race 2014 is on July 26th and July 27th. I can’t recommend this mountain biking event enough. Super fun and this year I believe it will be better that ever. New routes and varying difficulties for varying fitness and skill levels. A great event for the less regular cyclists. I [...]

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Top 10 summer activities to do in Bansko

Jun 26, 2014 No Comments by

Bansko in the summer season. As we heard in Jonathan Allen’s recent audio interview  part 2, hiking is one of the things he enjoys to do in Bansko. I would also recommend listening to my recent podcast conversation with two hoteliers on Bansko’s summer activities. So with temperatures rising the Bulgaria summer has now arrived [...]

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It’s Summer. It’s Bansko. And Here’s The What To Do Podcast

Jun 21, 2014 No Comments by

Summer is here in Bansko. Here’s what to do. In the second Bulgaria Now show I chat with Ian Gardiner from Saint George Palace and Alex Evitmov of Bansko Royal Towers to talk about what to do in Bansko and the surrounding areas now its summer.  Bulgaria Now is available to be downloaded on iTunes.   Also [...]

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Top 9 Pirin mountain walking questions answered

Aug 16, 2013 No Comments by

It’s the Pirin, it’s high and you want to walk it? So far this summer it’s been walking paradise here. Our free hiking programme is over. Eight hiking days that were more entertaining, had more laughs and more useful info than last year. Due to a bad back and shoulder for many months I could not [...]

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Pirin hiking — day 4

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments by

The fine weather and my Pirin hiking continues. Whilst Perun was the Thracian god of thunder and lightening, and giving the name to Pirin. Our UNESCO designated World Heritage Site is serving up some memorable moments for those joining our free guided hiking days   Hiking in the Pirin Yesterday it felt good escaping the [...]

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Free mountain hiking programme 2013

Jul 06, 2013 4 Comments by

Free mountain hiking in the Pirin mountains. Guided hiking, for free, is back again for summer 2013. The Pirin mountains (see wikipedia link) is the focus for my favourite summer season activity — hiking. The UNESCO designated Pirin National Park is our hiking arena covering an area of some 403 km2. Read on for how to start [...]

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Gondola lift opening times for summer season 2013

Jun 18, 2013 1 Comment

Bansko Summer season is here. It’s hot and sunny now. The live cam shows in town weather and temperature. Good news; the Bansko gondola lift will be open continuosly from 1st July until 15th September. Lift price is just 15 lev adult return. For last ski season’s lift pass prices click here. The 2013/14 lift pass prices will [...]

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