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Bansko Cache

A cache by UMa & UMi Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/30/2007
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is placed in the park near the center of the town. It is near the street but in the border of the park. It is regular big box and it is suitable for exchanging trackables, which need to travel abroad, because of the touristic goals of the town. There are a lot of ski slopes around, in the Pirin mountain.

Bansko is an important cultural centre for the region. According to historic records, the settlement was first established about 9th -10th century A.D. on the site where ancient Thracian settlements had existed. In the 18th century it was mentioned as a large and prosperous village of thriving crafts and trade reaching as far as the Aegean and Europe.
Bansko is the centre of a historically important arts school. In the 18th and early 19th century talented painters and woodcarvers created works of art in the houses and churches of Bansko, the Rila Monastery, the monasteries on Mount Athos, Serbia and Macedonia. The most famous painters belonged to the Molerovi clan, starting from its founder Toma Vishanov. Bansko gained renown for its woodcarving and local masters.

The cache is placed in the park near the center of the town. It is near the street but in the border of the park. It is regular big box and it is suitable for exchanging trackables, which need to travel abroad, because of the touristic goals of the town. There are a lot of ski slopes around, in the Pirin mountain.

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