Merry Christmas: the Bansko Way

Dec 25, 2009 No Comments by

Merry Christmas or Vesela Koleda to all Bansko blog readers! All the best to you and your loved ones. And thank you for being with Banskoblog on this wonderful holiday! Christmas Weather Report For Bansko If you’re not in Bansko for Christmas, you may be curious to learn what the town is like these days [...]

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Twitter and Bansko

Dec 24, 2009 1 Comment by

Twitter, everyone has heard of it. It’s been the single biggest technology story of 2009. In fact a quick search revealed, according to Global Language Monitor (GLM), a Texas-based company which analyzes and tracks language trends, that ‘Twitter was the ‘Top Word of 2009. GLM president Paul Payack said “In a year dominated by world-shaking [...]

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Snow, Sun and Snow Time To Lose

Dec 21, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko snow report comes from Nick Chongorov. Nick is a member of the Bulgarian Ski Team, today he took his camera. ‘Nuff said. “…Hello again from Nick. Today was a great sunny day in Bansko. We had Super G training early in morning from 7:30 until 10 o’clock. The temperatures were around -12º C but [...]

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Bansko Weather

Dec 21, 2009 2 Comments by

Bansko weather. Clear blue skies and over 90cm of snow on upper runs and 70cm on lower. The current very cold weather should mean excellent Christmas skiing, although temperatures look as if they will rise. Most runs are open. No lift queues — and excellent snow conditions already reported. Thanks to Frank Nadler for these [...]

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Snow Conditions

Dec 19, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko snow conditions: Web cams tell the story…with over 80 cm of snow at Todorka and 60cm at Bunderitsa. But I’ll leave it to the first of our resident snow bloggers, Nikolai Chongarov, a member of the Bulgaria Ski Team, to sum up the conditions. “Hello, dear blog readers. My name is Nikola Chongarov, I [...]

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Snow And More Snow To Come: Bansko Opens In Style

Dec 15, 2009 4 Comments by

The snow forecast is… more snow. What a fabulous start to the ski season. There’ is over 70cm of snow on Todorka. All liftS are open. The snow arrived just in time for the Saturday’s opening ceremony that Mark Girardelli win the ski legends slalom. Whilst we wait for pistes to be fully groomed, the [...]

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Ski Season Opening: Celebrity Party Time

Dec 11, 2009 1 Comment

The ski season in Bansko started on 8th December when 12,000 people were estimated to be staying in the town to celebrate “The students’ day”. The mayor, Alexander Kravarov, said the students who filled the resort came not only from all over Bulgaria, but from Greece — with at least 200 visitors from there too. [...]

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