Location: Sofia, Bulgaria.
Professional experience: Eduard has been in love with nature ever since he was a child. He explores and discovers tracks and paths walking, skiing or cycling. Mountains are his passion. He loves being in the wild. His meetings with people in villages, their stories, the knowledge, and the experience accumulated over time is gladly shared by him with everyone who has an impulse to travel.
Eduard is inviting you too on a journey through breathtaking mountains, villages and towns. A journey with emotions and experiences within the endlessly beautiful spots of his native Bulgaria.
He is an aeronautical engineer with a long experience in aviation. Decided to make his hobby a second profession in 2013 when he enrolled in a course in mountain guiding.
Experience in the mountains: Leading travellers in Bulgarian mountains, taking part of annual mountain cleaning actions, helping hut keepers for long terms, working on shifts as a hut keeper at Kikish Shelter in Vitosha Mountain, founding forgotten trails in Osogovo Mountain as part of an NGO project.
Travel experience: Travelling with bike to far destinations, practising Aikido in Japan, been to South Africa, and France to ski.
Interests: Hiking, mountain biking, ski touring, paragliding, martial arts, playing guitar.
2014 – Mountain Leader Award, Mountains and People Association, Certificate No. 019736/2015; Registered in the National Tourist Registry under Т-РД-17-2/20.01.2017
2007 – Master degree in aeronautical engineering
1998 – Driving licence, active driver since then
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Author: Lyuben Grancharov
“The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page” (Augustine of Hippo). I enjoy filling up the page, called “Bulgaria”, both working as a guide and writing about the mountains of Bulgaria on this blog.