Traditional bridal/festive costume from the Pirin Sandanski area (Bulgarian Macedonia). century & first half of the century. Many features of this costume are similar to the traditional bridal outfit of Türkmen villages in northeast-Anatolia.
Lavender fields in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. As of Bulgaria is the world's biggest lavender oil producer. Bulgarian Lavender, a different species of plant than traditional Lavender, is known throughout Eastern Europe to have a healing effect on the skin,