Some inspiration material from my summer trip to the countryside in Bulgaria – the magnificent Seven Rila Lakes, as well as my all-time favorite historic town in the country – Koprivshtitsa.
Behind the scenes photos, courtesy of my friends and mountaineering companions – Petrus and Marie (thanks, once again!).
The famous Rila mountain lakes in Bulgaria by sunrise in the summer.
Okoto (The Eye) lake in Rila mountain, Bulgaria. Photographed by night with star rain in the sky.
The Bliznaka (The Twin) lake in Rila mountain, Bulgaria.
Part of the famous Seven Rila Lakes in the Rila mountain, Bulgaria.
Dark orange decorated facade with closed dormer or garret windows.
Yellow facade of a historic building (the first school) with wooden windows in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria.
Old wooden dormer windows on a blue facade.
Historic bridge in the town of Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria where the April Uprising began in 1876.
Vintage architecture in the historic town of Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria by summer.
An old cobblestone street with tall stonewalls on the side in the town of Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria.
And that’s how it looked behind the scenes…