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Stenos fortress in Trayanovi Vrata pass


Stenos Fortress is located in Trayanovi Vrata's pass and carries the history of glorious victories and crushing losses. Its creation dates back to the end of the 4th century during the reign of Theodosius. It was built with the Roman construction technique opus mixtum, which alternates between stone blocks and a brick belt. The shape of the fortress is an irregular rectangle with dimensions of 90m length and 36m. width. The main entrance is from the north. It is a huge gate and is guarded by two pointed pentagonal towers.

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Popina laka`s waterfall - beauty and coolness at the foot of Pirin Mountain


Popina laka's waterfall is very beautiful and attractive, especially during the summer months. It is located about 20 km from Sandanski (about 180 km from Sofia) at the foot of Pirin Mountain and attracts many tourists looking for coolness in the hot summer months or looking for beautiful views in the lower part of the mountain. It is located in the area of ​​Popina Laka and is very easily accessible by car and only a few minutes walk to it.

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Back in the centuries with the medieval fortress town of Cherven


Cherven is one of the most important church and cultural centers during the Second Bulgarian State. It is located on a rocky hill about 1 km long and up to 200 meters wide. The medieval city was divided into 2 parts - inner and outer city. The inner (Citadel) was surrounded by a high fortress wall and defensive towers (bastions). In its best years, the city was inhabited by over 10,000 people and was an important trading settlement in the region.

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The spring with the dragon's head - Living water near the village of Bosnek


The spring with the dragon's head, the spring "Living Water" or the "Fountain of Happiness" are different names for this beautiful place near the village of Bosnek. It is located only 45 km from Sofia and is part of the eco-trail of the Bosnian Karst, which will tell you about the most interesting places in the region, plant and animal species found here, the history of the place and many other interesting things.

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Saturday walk from "Orlite" hut to Vetrushka peak in the Golo Bardo mountain


This week we decided to take on a more unusual walk and went in the direction of Radomir (Pernik region) in order to conquer the highest peak of the mountain Golo Bardo.

Vetrushka peak is located at 1158 m. above sea level and is the highest peak in the Golo Bardo mountain. There are several routes to it, the most popular being from the Orlite hut (from the direction of Radomir) and from the Slavey hut (from the direction of Pernik).

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