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Visiting Bansko

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Stories and Tips Bansko

Staying in Bansko

Written by Richard Finkers on 08 Dec, 2001

When I stayed in Bansko, I had the advantage of not having to stay in a Hotel. I stayed in one of the smaller family run houses. There are several of them, just ask around or try to ask around for a "staya". Alternatives…Read More


Ski Teacher/ Hiking Guide

Written by Richard Finkers on 04 Dec, 2001

Mr Konstadin Michailov Kotirkov. Speaks good English. His adress: 2270 Bansko, G. Kovachev 6, Bulgaria (+359-7443-3544) During winter time, he is usually found during the day around one of the ski pistes, but to call him before is the better option. If you want, he can arranges…Read More


Bansko Summer Issues

Written by Sabbatical Traveler 07 on 28 Aug, 2007

On the positive side, great deals are available for off season stays at Bansko, an up and coming ski resort in Bulgaria. On the down side, the area is a major construction zone. There are literally DOZENS of high rise buildings going up at the…Read More


Pirin National Park

Written by Richard Finkers on 08 Dec, 2001

The park has a limestone Balkan landscape, with its lakes, waterfalls, caves and pine forests, and a rich flora containing many endemic plant species. The rugged mountains, with around seventy glacial lakes scattered throughout them, are a relic of the ancient glacial days of Europe. The…Read More


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