Beautiful sunsets to end the day. With a panoramic view often we are blessed with colourful sunsets. So why not kick back, relax in the Coffee Shop gardens and enjoy a sundowner to finish the day. And treat the children to a homemade and healthy Elderflower Lemonade and their favourite ice-cream.
The wettest month in Bulgaria is May so occasionally we get storms across the Balkan peninsular. In the month of May it is not raining every day but when it does the wind picks up and the rain can be very heavy. So, if there is a storm warning then make sure your tents and… Continue reading Occasionally we get storms!
This golden oriole was injured on the Coffee Shop terrace today. But thankfully our Receptionist rescued the bird and cared for it. After a little while the bird recovered and flew off to join it's friends. The male golden oriole is very obvious by the bright yellow body feathers and the dark wings. The female… Continue reading We saved an injured Golden Oriole
Their are some amazing sunrises for the early bird!
Thankfully we only get seasonal rain showers in May which produce beautiful rainbows galore! After it rains turn your back to the sun and you will often be gifted the sight of a beautiful rainbow. Here are a few pictures of the colourful rainbows over the campsite and the valley from recent years. Did you… Continue reading Beautiful Rainbows Galore!
When we look back on our first years living in Bulgaria one difference to get used to was the winter season. The famous opening line "In the bleak midwinter" of the poem by English poet Christina Rosetti summarizes our early winter experiences. It was cold ! A lot colder than we were used after moving… Continue reading In The Bleak Midwinter
The nature around the campsite is ever changing and "the quick brown fox" appeared in the field next to the campsite a few winters ago. What is a Pangram ? If you are familiar with the English language then you might have heard the phrase "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog". This… Continue reading The Quick Brown Fox
The country walks around the campsite are simple paths through the fields. The paths are not marked but are very easy to follow as they are used by the farming vehicles so they are large paths. The terrain is mostly earth and some rocks so good footwear is recommended. These walks are not serious hiking… Continue reading Country Walks Around The Campsite
A colorful rainbow over the valley A big storm tonight with an amazing lightning show. Thankfully it passed quickly. And left a present of a beautiful rainbow. A beautiful rainbow for the camping guests.
Maybe you will find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow at Camping Veliko Tarnovo!