trips

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Pobiti kamani

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Pobiti kamani area Pobitite kamani is a desert? Did you know that Europe has deserts? Well apparently it does. One in Spain called Tabernas Desert and one in Bulgaria called Pobiti Kamani.…
Sunset over Stob pyramids

Stob pyramids

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Landscape photography trip Stob pyramids are a majestic set of land formation situated only about an hour drive south of Sofia, Bulgaria. At the end of the road you start a walk along a track for about 40 minutes that takes you up to a wonderful panorama view.…
St.Nikolai monument

Cape Kaliakra sunrise

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Cape Kaliakra After welcoming the sunrise at Buzludzha peak we wanted to get another sunrise. This time it would be at Cape Kaliakra: 8 km long cape on the Northern Black sea coast. From the top of the mountain, we descended down tot he Black sea coast.…
Sunset over the gorge

Gorge photography

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It’s been a long time since I last did any landscape photography and any related blog post. Well, here I am back again with a story from the past weekend when I wanted to explore some areas not far from Sofia.…
SNAPP guides campaign

SNAPP guides seek your support

A new innovative photography location finder called SNAPP guides started its campaign on Kickstarter – you can check it out at http://kck.st/1NGXfwH The link contains full description of the app content including: superb locations for photography in a number of countries based on local knowledge simple to use suitable times and conditions inspirational images creative tips beautiful design detailed maps to use both on and offline option to create itineraries option to sync across devices SNAPP guides campaign   You can see the full desciption of the campaign on its page in Kickstarter here. …
Pygmy Cormorant © Iordan Hristov

september birding trip: day 4 – pygmy cormorant

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Today was going to be my last day. Another guide will come to take over and continue the trip with the group. I really didn’t want to leave but i had to. The group was wonderful and we had great time.…
Sunset over Pomorie saltpans © Iordan Hristov

september birding trip: day 3 – saltpans

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Today we are traveling towards the coast where the group will stay for three nights. We decided to have an earlier breakfast and depart earlier to have enough time for birding along the route.…
Red-footed Falcon © Iordan Hristov

september birding trip: day 2 – Red-footed Falcon

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What an exciting day. I really needed to do some birding lately and here i go. I finally had the chance to do some proper all day birding. We started with a bre breakfast walk around Krumovgrad which took us down to the river.…
Short-toed Eagle © Iordan Hristov

September birding trip: day 1 – Short-toed Eagle

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I just started a new birding trip hired by Naturetrek and its local operator Pandion Tours. For only a couple of days i will be guiding a group of 12 birders around the Eastern Rhodope mountains and further east towards the coast.…