EcoTrail Sign 1

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: EcoTrail, News   None

Eco’Trail of Shipka « In the footsteps of Felix Maria Vogeli » Why an Eco’Trail in the name of Félix Vogeli ? At the end of the XIXth and the beginning of the XXth century, the southern slopes of the Balkan Mountains were completely bared. Shipka and settlements of the Kazanluk Valley were hit by many colossal  … Read more

EcoTrail sign 2

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: EcoTrail, News   None

Sign 2 Eco’Trail of Shipka « In the footsteps of Felix Maria Vogeli »   The erosion and floods at the end of the XIXth century and the begining of the XXth:   The massive deforestation phenomenon in Bulgaria begun under the Ottoman Empire. It resulted as a consequence of the human activities over the years, such  … Read more

Hike to Bouzli or how to get successfully lost

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: EcoTrail, News, Volunteers   None

When I tell to people I live in Shipka they all are astonished, asking me what on Earth  I’m doing here. Maybe Shipka is not top 1st destination for tourists in Bulgaria, but here are many monuments and interesting things to see and it is becoming more and more popular to visit. One of the  … Read more

First walk through Shipka’s ecotrail

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: EcoTrail, News, Volunteers   None

Shipkas eco-trail unfortunately doesn’t start as it should. It begins with rocky road which was started to build due to cutting activities and their benefits. Thanks to Shipkas nature activists, the road building in in this place is banned now. Also everywhere are fallen peaces of wood. It is not only because of this road,  … Read more

Photos of eco-trail

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: EcoTrail, Volunteers   None

“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” William Shakespeare “There is no better designer than nature.” Alexander McQueen “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” “Look! Look! Look deep into nature and you will understand everything.” Albert Einstein “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have  … Read more