• Bulgaria,  Rhodope Mountain,  travel

    The Rhodope Narrow Gauge Train in Bulgaria

    Do you want to go back in time and experience a more romantic way of travel? To enjoy a few hours of breathtaking mountain views? Do you want to see how locals live in some of the more remote and isolated regions of Bulgaria? This is possible by getting the last operational Rhodope narrow gauge train line in Bulgaria. The line runs between the small towns of Septemvri and Dobrinishte covering approximately 125 km. The Rhodope narrow gauge train line passes through wide valleys, waterways, narrow gorges and presents breathtaking views of the three most picturesque mountains in Bulgaria – Rila, Rhodope and Pirin mountains. Here are my top reasons…

  • Bulgaria,  Rhodope Mountain,  travel

    The Meanders of Arda River in Bulgaria

    The most beautiful places are often quite remote and difficult to get to. Thе meanders of Arda River have been on my bucket list for years. I travelled hundreds of kilometers to the most faraway locations in the Rhodope Mountains and finally got to see them. Totally worth it! Arda is the longest river in the Rhodope Mountains and probably one of the most beautiful in Bulgaria. The river is approximately 280 km long with 250 km on Bulgarian territory. Arda meanders beautifully through the Rhodope Mountains, forming impressive curves along the river valley. The meanders of Arda River are probably some of the most beautiful wonders in Bulgaria worth…