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Finding Peace in Bulgaria's Mountains

Benoît Peverelli Govedartsi residents.

Photo: Benoît Peverelli

Bulgaria's enchanting Rila Mountains are a prime spot for cycling, communing with shepherds, visiting serene monasteries, and even joining sacred line dances at dawn.

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Destinations: Rila

Inspired by: Biking the Rila Moutains — by Gregory Dicum, Published Apr. 2006

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    Seven Lakes

    High alpine glacial lakes, accessible from Zeleni Preslap or Mal'ovitsa. For a challenge, hike from here to the Rila Monastery, or vice versa.

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    Musala

    At 9,600 feet, the tallest mountain in the Balkans. There are several routes to the top, including via gondola from the ski resort of Borovets.

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