The following photographs were taken whilst I was on a walking holiday in August 2010. Click on any image to see a larger version.
Day 3 - Plovdiv
We had a day off from walking in the mountains and vistied Plovdiv, the ancient and second-largest city in Bulgaria
|Storks seen on the way to Plovdiv||Typical Plovdiv Old Town house||Typical Plovdiv Old Town house||Typical Plovdiv Old Town house||Mural on terrace gable wall|
|Roman stadium excavated in the centre of Plovdiv||Maritsa river at Plovdiv||Central Dome of the Plovdiv Mosque||A side dome of the Plovdive mosque|
Mount Musala is the highest mountain in the Balkans, eclipsing Mount Olympus by eight metres. Its name derives from Mus Allah (Mountain of Allah) given during a time of Ottoman rule. The old name of the mountain is Tangra.
|Musala from the gondola station||Musala from the path||Icy Lake from the ascent to the summit|
|View from Mount Musala's summit|