Category Archives: places

Pirin Mountain

The city of Bansko

Bansko is located at the foot of the Pirin Mountains. It is a popular ski resort. According to legends the city of Bansko was founded by people lived in Dobarsko, a small village in Rila, by the blinded army of Tsar Samuil. Various  legends claim that...
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3rd of March – Independence Day!

3rd of March a very special day for Bulgaria. On this date we celebrate the Liberty of the Ottoman yoke. The liberation of Bulgaria came as a result of the victory of Russia in the war declared to Ottomans on 12 April 1877. During the war, 12 battalions of more than 12 000 Bulgarians joined the...
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