petrified forest (pobiti kamani) near varna (bulgaria)

So called "petrified forest" near Varna (Bulgaria)

Those natural rock formations are the result of an ancient geological process (several possible explanations are debated).­ But scientists all agree that they are not petrified or fossilized tree trunks.­

formations petrified forest pobiti kamani rockformations varna България Побити камъни
Aksakovo, Bulgaria

Those are the best of the 1200 photos I took during an unforgettable 3-week trip in Bulgaria in May 2004, with my friend Susie.­ Some photos have been digitally converted to black-and-white.­

Links to some other sites with interesting photos of Bulgaria:

* Georgy Velichkov - pictures from Bulgaria

* TrekEarth Gallery