pobiti kamani - "petrified forest" 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.­

petrified forest pobiti kamani rock formations 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