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Doublespeak On Second Gondola Lift In Bansko?

Nov 21, 2017 No Comments by

Agreement has been reached with environmental conservation organisations on the building of a second gondola lift in Bansko, according to Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov – a claim denied the following day by at least one of those organisations. Simeonov told a November 20 2017 briefing that the second gondola lift would be built [...]

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Kempinski Wins Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel

Nov 21, 2017 No Comments by

The Kempinski Hotel in Bansko has won the best ski hotel in Bulgaria award from the World Ski Awards. This is their fourth win of this award; the others being in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2016 the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort won this award. This award was presented in Kitzbuel in Austria and those [...]

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Transfers, Ski Hire, Snowboard Hire, Group Lessons, Private Lessons and Lift Passes BOOKING NOW

Nov 20, 2017 No Comments by

Save 20% with Bansko Blog ski and snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons, lift passes and transfer service for 2017/18. Wait a good few seconds for this page to download, then click on colourful writing “widget” above for the pricing and booking tool Bansko ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfers for 2017/18 are booking [...]

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First Big Dump of Snow To Fall Soon: Special Booking Offer

Nov 16, 2017 No Comments by

What do I see snow? YES I do. It’s coming and so is the special offer… The Irish Harp is offering all bankoblog clients a free dessert with every main course purchased. All you need to do is show your booking confirmation. This could be a transfer only booking — simply booked in the App or indeed [...]

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Bansko Film Fest 22nd to 26th November 2017

Nov 15, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Film Fest 2017 comes to town for the 22nd to the 26th November 2017. I love mountains from many memorable moments flying above them on my paraglider, riding on my mountain bike and of course skiing on then in the ski season. The number of films to watch is huge. Here’s the [...]

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What The FAQ #7: Where Should I Eat For Christmas / New Year?

Nov 15, 2017 No Comments by

You’re coming to Bansko for Christmas and the New Year and you’re wondering where to have Christmas lunch/dinner and New Year’s dinner. Read on for ideas for then and for the rest of the season. Disclosure: some of the venues mentioned are sponsors of Bansko Blog. Whilst I never recommend anything I do not enjoy, [...]

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Protests For A Second Bansko Gondola Lift

Nov 14, 2017 No Comments

Protests campaigning for a second gondola lift for Bansko were made yesterday. The slogan: “Bansko Against The Green Mafia“. I find it hard to comment on this topic because I suspect the issues and the politics are more complex than the media reveals. I strongly suspect that the real truth on gondola permission is known only [...]

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