Melnik pyramids

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Backlight sand pyramids near Melnik

Melnik pyramids are not far from where I live, but it has been some time since I last wrote here but here am I back again. I used the time during the Christmas holidays to visit some of my favourite areas.

Melnik pyramids

Melnik pyramids are situated in the South-Western Part of the country formed by changing climates. The total area of the pyramids is 17 km2. Being at the foot of the Pirin mountains and on the border with the Mediterranean climate zone the area offers a range of habitats and landscapes.

Because of the mild climate, the area is rather suitable for wine production and is currently one of the most famous wine regions in the country. Historically the wine production in the region dates from 1346 and nowadays there is a special type of wine grown in the area.

See more about the area here.

Sunset over Melnik pyramids

Sunset over Melnik pyramids

Sand pyramids in Bulgaria

Sand pyramids in Bulgaria

Backlight sand pyramids

Backlight sand pyramids

Backlight sand pyramids

Backlight sand pyramids

Backlight sand pyramids near Melnik

Backlight sand pyramids near Melnik

Sunset over the pyramids

Sunset over the pyramids

Landscape photography in Bulgaria

Landscape photography in Bulgaria

Sand pyramids at Melnik

Sand pyramids at Melnik

look out over the sand pyramids

look out over the sand pyramids

Stones on the top of the pyramids

Weather conditions sweep the sand and form these marvelous formations with stones on their top

Black and White Sand pyramids

Black and White Sand pyramids

On the edge

On the edge

The catchpoint

The catchpoint

The suicide

Silhouettes

Sillouetes

Silhouettes

Melnik pyramids

Melnik pyramids

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