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Bansko, Bulgaria

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At the oldest pine tree in Bulgaria — Baikushev white fir. Approximate age of about 1,300 years, Baikushev’s pine is one of the oldest trees in the world and is a contemporary of Bulgaria’s founder, Khan Asparukh. It has a height of 26 m, is 2.2 m in diameter and 7.8m in circumference.

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Oven put on the outside of the home.

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At the second tallest mountain in the region. 1972 meter point.

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Sign of Spring – Storks are back.

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View outside my apartment in Bansko

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Outside St. Teodor of Dobarsko. No photos allowed inside. Famous for an icon which folks that have imagination say “Christ is riding a rocket ship”.

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Saturday at Midnight for Orthodox Easter. Lighting candles. Folks greet each other with “Christ has risen” and walk around the church 3 times.

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