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Bansko Ski Season Ends Early

Mar 27, 2011 19 Comments by

The Bansko ski season seems to be ending early this year. Sunday 3rd April will be the last day of the ski lifts will be operating. UPDATE : ULEN CONFIRM ON BANSKOSKI.COM,  THAT LIFTS SHUT SUNDAY 3rd APRIL. I am not certain if this is just a commercial decision from Ulen, or one which is [...]

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An Englishman’s Cup of Kempinsky Tea in Bansko

Mar 06, 2011 No Comments by

How can an Englishman find proper tea in Bansko? He heads to the Kempinsky for tea. Real tea served in the same manner and style you may expect to find in London’s finest Fortnum & Mason’s or in any of the burgeoning tea shops in Britain. Tea is the new coffee – or something like [...]

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A Dream Bansko World Cup Ski Day

Feb 28, 2011 No Comments by

The Bansko World Cup action is over and I had one of the best ski weekends ever here in Bansko. The World Cup Skiing organisation in Bansko was almost faultless. The attention to detail was staggering. In a country which often sees only 80% of the job ever done; a place where I used to [...]

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Bansko Lift Pass Prices 2011

Dec 08, 2010 3 Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2011. A day rate of 55 lv for most of the season. 45 lv per day until 20th December and from 1st April 2011. UPDATE: Lift pass prices for 2012 are rumoured to be the same as last year. For 2012 six day LIFT pass discount pre book now and avoid [...]

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Ski Season Starts On 11th December 2010 — Vanya’s Non Skiing Guide

Dec 02, 2010 No Comments by

This year’s Bansko ski season in will be officially opened on December 11th. As usual, a spectacular opening ceremony is expected.  A parallel slalom race with former ski legends, among whom Marc Girardeli, Luke Alphand, Andreas Wenzel, Maria Valizer, and Petar Popangelov is planned for 12.30 at the Alberto Tomba run — and there will [...]

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The Beer Guide To Bulgaria

Sep 27, 2010 8 Comments by

End of September, autumn has officially arrived, and in Munich the October fest is at full blast. What would I like to do to make the summer stay a little bit longer? Chill out in a sunny country and have some beer. I confess that I am a real ale fan. A bit of a [...]

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Tsvetana Pironkova From Plovdiv: The Next Famous Bulgarian?

Jun 29, 2010 No Comments

Tsvetana Pironkova, from Bulgaria, beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon today. The 22 year old Pironkova was on fine form. For tennis fans, the signs were good for her before Wimbledon after she beat fifth-seeded, and former Olympic champion, Russia’s Elena’s Dementieva. But her Wimbledon result is more than tennis, it’s a little like the World [...]

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