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!
The Museum Of Illusions is a great place to visit for adults and children. A unique blend of science, illusion, practical exhibits will have you doubting your own eyes and mind. The practical exhibits provide a great level of interaction and and will entertain both adults and children. The museum is on five floors (an… Continue reading Museum Of Illusions
There are several sport fishing spots that are only a cast away! They are close to the campsite (less than 15 minutes drive) and are popular with local fishermen. Each of the lakes can be used for the day for a small fee. "Sveta Gora" Lake "Sveta Gora" Lake is a great place for fishing… Continue reading Sport Fishing is only a Cast Away!
Discover Bulgaria in one Day at Mini Bulgaria! Mini Bulgaria is a 1/25th scale model of Bulgaria that you can walk around easily on level paths. Each path takes you to a different region of Bulgaria and shows the very detailed and well made models of the major sights of Bulgaria. Each model takes between… Continue reading Discover Bulgaria in One Day – Mini Bulgaria
Trapezitsa is a hill top fortress naturally protected by the vertical cliffs and the river Yantra that flows around the hill. Over the years many archaeological excavations have taken past. The earliest excavations were in the late 1800's. The excavations have discovered many artefacts some of which are housed in the small Trapezitsa Architectural Heritage… Continue reading Trapezitsa – Hill Top Fortress
Buzludzha is a peak in the Central Balkan Mountains of Bulgaria. The peak is a site of historical importance since the 1800's. The mountain is located to the east of the Shipka Pass near the town of Kazanlak. The peak is 1,432 metres (4,698 feet) high. It was renamed to Hadzhi Dimitar (Хаджи Димитър) in… Continue reading Buzludzha
The Numbers 1 to 2 in Bulgarian are quite easy to master. These might be useful when checking in to a campsite, buying travel tickets, tickets to a museum or in a restaurant. So here they are... EnglishBulgarianPronunciationOneЕдноEdnоTwoДвеDveThreeТриTriFourЧетириChetiriFiveПетPetSixШестShestSevenСедемSedemEightОсемOsemNineДеветDevetTenДесетDesetElevenЕдинадесетEdinadesetTwelveДванадесетDvanadesetThirteenТринадесетTrinadesetFourteenЧетиринадесетChetirinadesetFifteenПетнадесетPetnadesetSixteenШестнадесетShesnadesetSeventeenСедемнадесетSedemnadesetEighteenОсемнадесетOsemnadesetNineteenДеветнадесетDevetnadesetTwentyДвадесетDvadeset
If you fancy pizza for tea then Kika Pizza in Gorna Oryahovitsa offers delicious home made pizzas for collection only. They have a large range of pizza toppings and each pizza is made fresh to order. Choose either a 30 cm pizza, which is ideal for two people. Or choose a 50 cm pizza which… Continue reading Kika Pizza in Gorna Oryahovitsa
Hotel Banyata in Lyaskovets offers hotel accommodation, coffee shop and restaurant. The hotel was converted from the public bathhouse many years ago. The name translated literally means "the bath". It is only 6 Km from the campsite so great to pop out to if you just want a quick evening meal. You can dine outdoors… Continue reading Hotel Banyata in Lyaskovets
When you are in different restaurants the following selection of Bulgarian words and phrases would be very helpful. Useful Words In A Restaurant Table - Маса - MasaMenu - Меню - MenuStarter - Предястие - PrediastieMain Dish - Основно Ястие - Osnovno yastieDessert -Десерт - DesertSoup - Супа - SupaSalad - Салата - SalataTo Take… Continue reading Bulgarian Language for Tourists : Restaurants