Personal Work: Liquid Rose Gold: Bulgarian_Rose_022

Stanimir Alexandrov, 54, delivers bags of roses to Lema distillery in Kazanlak, Bulgaria on May 24, 2018. Each of its caldrons has a 5 ton capacity, and it takes 3 to 5 tonnes of roses to produce just 1 kg of rose oil.Photo by: Yana Paskova for National Geographic Traveler

Stanimir Alexandrov, 54, delivers bags of roses to Lema distillery in Kazanlak, Bulgaria on May 24, 2018. Each of its caldrons has a 5 ton capacity, and it takes 3 to 5 tonnes of roses to produce just 1 kg of rose oil.

Photo by: Yana Paskova for National Geographic Traveler