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The Mystical Origins of the Kukeri: Bulgaria’s Strangest Folk Festival

Sun gods, mystery cults, ancient initiations... this bizarre festival is older than you might think.

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Is this Abandoned Sports Hall the Olympic Venue that History Forgot?

The abandoned sports hall in Bulgaria that's rumoured to be an unused Olympic venue.

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The Strange and Tragic History of Cape Kaliakra

Cape Kaliakra is a beautiful peninsula near Balchik, Bulgaria, which hides a bloody history.

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Don’t Forget Your Past: The Fate of Buzludzha

Repairs begin at the ‘House-Monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party’, on Mount Buzludzha. New

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Gas Masks & Graffiti: A Derelict Furniture Factory in Bulgaria

The abandoned Sava Ganchev factory: artistic graffiti & a dungeon full of gas masks.

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End of the Line: Abandoned Train Yards in the Snow

Abandoned train station in the Balkan Mountains of Bulgaria. Ticket halls, tracks & rusted cranes.

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Exploring an Abandoned Cold War Bunker in Bulgaria

A Cold War bunker beneath the Park-Monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship in Varna, Bulgaria.

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An Abandoned School in the Mountains of Bulgaria

In the Balkan Mountains of Bulgaria, this socialist school lies abandoned & haunted by the past.

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Urban Exploration: Inside the Ruins of a Soviet-Era Glass Factory

This abandoned Soviet Glass Factory in the mountains of Bulgaria is a monument to failed industry.

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The Bohemian Blog

The Bohemian Blog is an alternative travel journal, dedicated to exploring the bizarre, the macabre and other secret wonders of the world.

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Darmon Richter

Darmon Richter is a freelance writer and photographer; an experienced urban explorer and self-confessed dark tourist.

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