The Eyes of the Mountain – The Seven Rila Lakes

The cirque of the Seven Rila Lakes is one of the most popular natural landmarks in the Bulgarian mountains. This lake group is located in Damga Ridge of the Northwest Rila at an altitude between 2100 and 2500 m. From bottom to top, the lakes are The Lower Lake, The Fish Lake, The Trefoil, The Twin, The Kidney, The Eye, […]

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Traditions of Transfiguration of Our Lord

On August 6th, the Orthodox Church celebrates the great Feast of Transfiguration of Our Lord. According to the beliefs, on this day Jesus Christ transformed before his three apostles, Peter, James, and John, to show them his heavenly glory. On Mount Tabor in Galilee, he appeared to them in a transformed form – his face glowed and his clothes gleamed. […]

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