Rainbow over the Batak dam

A rainbow is a meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form of a multicoloured circular arc. Rainbows caused by sunlight always appear in the section of sky directly opposite the sun. Rainbows can be full circles. However, the observer normally sees only an arc formed […]

Batak dam at night

The Batak Dam (Bulgarian: язовир Батак) is located in the Rhodope Mountains and is the third largest in Bulgaria. It attracts many tourists and fishermen, and the resort Tsigov Chark was built on its shore. The lake is situated just above the historic town of the same name. There is a hydro-electric power plant at Batak, and it is close to Pazardzhik and Plovdiv.

Koprinka Reservoir

During the construction of the dam was discovered the ancient Thracian city Seuthopolis which was the capital of the Odrysian kingdom. The remains of the city were carefully studied and the artifacts were collected in the Regional Museum of History.

Summer time

When the winter is over you are ready for adventure, so just go for it …