Category Archives: Water in Strandja

The Mechi dol river in Strandja in autumn

Mechi dol river in Strandja, Bulgaria

Mist rises from the cool waters of the Mechi Dol river (Bear’s river) in autumn. Strandja Nature Park, Bulgaria

A crystal Clear Strandja Stream in Autumn

A crystal Clear Strandja Stream in Autumn

The water of this stream is thought to have healing properties.

Tree Mirror Veleka River Strandja

Ash, Alder and Willow trees reflected in the Veleka river, Strandja’s largest river.

Small Stream near Stoilovo in Strandja

A few summer leaves have fallen early into the Razdol stream near Stoilovo, Strandja’s oldest village.

River Flowing Through a Living Museum

The Marina river flows through a living museum. In these woods plants that grew before the last ice-age still survive. This type of relict forest is found nowhere else in the world.

Pure, clean water in the Dokuzak river. Rushing, hurrying to meet the Bear’s river in Strandja Nature Park.

The Dokuzak Waterfall

Pure, clean water in the Dokuzak river. Rushing, hurrying to meet the Bear’s river in Strandja Nature Park.

The Veleka Ribbon

The Veleka river winds like a blue ribbon through a sea of green woodlands.

Mladezhka River Strandja

The Mladezhka river just before it joins Strandja’s other major rivers, the Bear river (Mechi dol) and the Veleka.

Rhododendron Flower Floating

A flower of Strandja Rhododendron, or Zelenika, floating in the Marina river.

Veleka River Meets the Sea

The mouth of the Veleka river. Here Strandja’s largest river meets the Black Sea in a beautiful, natural estuary.