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Assen's Fortress - the protective wall of the pass between Thrace and the Aegean


Asen's Fortress is located near Asenovgrad. It is located on the rocky hill Mogilata and it has a great view from the road Asenovgrad - Smolyan. The fortress, which rises at least 100 meters above the road, was a major strategic point above the pass connecting Plovdiv with the Aegean. With its almost vertical slopes, even overhanging the river, it is inaccessible on all three sides. The excellent location and natural protection of the area has been used since the time of the Thracians, who in the V century BC. build a fortification.

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Krinets Dam - chill, walk or fishing in Bansko with a view to Pirin


The dam is one of the favorite places for rest, fishing and nature walks of the locals. There is a relaxation area with a maintained lawn and sun loungers, where you can spend your free time. Whether you read a book, listen to music or just lie down and enjoy the mountain view is entirely up to you. If you don't feel like it, you can walk along the dam wall and continue up to the forest.

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The Golden Bridges of Vitosha - one of the favorite places of Aleko Konstantinov


Golden Bridges are probably the most visited area on Vitosha. More than 100 years ago, mountain lovers, with backpacks on their backs, came on their weekends on the small paths from Knyazhevo, Boyana and Vladaya to enjoy the beautiful nature. Today, Zlatni Mostove is connected to the capital by road, and there is also a bus.

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Adventures in the Balkans - 100 km around Tryavna - Shipka, Buzludzha, Bulgarka hut ..


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I had participated in Tryavna Ultra before and read that the new distance of 100 km includes Shipka and Buzludzha, and this was my dream. I signed up without thinking!

How do you prepare for a 100km run? How much to train? What should I eat? And where will I live at that time? I had no idea!
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The magic of the Rhodopes: Episode 1: the village of Mogilitsa and its history, a small town and views from above


In this episode we will take you on an adventure to a small village near Smolyan - the Rhodopean village of Mogilitsa. There we will look at the Agush mansions and hear more about their history. (Unfortunately, it was not possible to take a video inside, so there are only photos from the place).

We will also tell you more about the interesting story of Shefket Chapadjiev better known as "From Madan to Chicago and back". We will walk around the city of Madan and see extremely beautiful views from above.

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