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 by

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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How To Enjoy The Seven Rila Lakes

Jul 25, 2009 8 Comments by

Waking up in Sapareva Banya on Saturday, the forecast was 36 degrees and looking up at the clear blue sunny skies and smelling the clear air and slight mist clinging to the mountain slope.  This sensation confirmed my view from a visit last year, that this is a very special area and required an assault [...]

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The Bansko Song: The Man Behind The Music

Jul 09, 2009 8 Comments by

It’s always a huge pleasure receiving feedback from blog readers. And today I received something that was a bolt out of the blue. And it put a huge smile on my face. The message was from Michael Green. He had just searched the internet for info on the Bansko Jazz Festival https://banskoblog.com/bansko-jazz-festival-2009-programme/. Michael told me [...]

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Bansko Jazz Festival 2009 Programme

Jun 24, 2009 14 Comments by

The Bansko Jazz Festival 2009 Programme has arrived — like a homing pidgeon, direct from the office of Dr Iliev, I am delighted to be able to publish the FINAL Bansko Jazz Fest 2009 line up. Dr Emi Iliev is the mastermind behind the Jazz Fest in Bansko –  since the very start. And this [...]

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Mountain Bike Event – The Road To Nowhere: Audio Interview

Jun 15, 2009 8 Comments by

In future years  MTB (Mountain Bike) enthusiasts will look back to 2009 as the year it all started for Bansko’s mountain biking. The region, and Bulgaria, are now set to be placed on the MTB world map of destinations… I recently caught up with mountain bike enthusiast, James Hughes. James is the mastermind behind the [...]

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Bansko Events Guide

Jun 14, 2009 2 Comments

Bansko Events Guide — coming soon. In the meantime, if you have, or know of, a Bansko Event that you would like to publicise  — or any charity, or fundraising events, in Sofia or elsewhere in Bulgaria, then please contact me. I offer a FREE article and audio interview: make sure your event is well [...]

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