Rhodope Mountains


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Rhod·o·pe Mountains

 (rŏd′ə-pē, rŏ-dō′-)
A range in the Balkan Peninsula of southeast Europe extending southeast from southwest Bulgaria to northeast Greece and rising to 2,925 m (9,595 ft). In Roman times the range marked the boundary between Thrace and Macedonia.

Rhodope Mountains

(ˈrɒdəpɪ; rɒˈdəʊ-)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in SE Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula extending along the border between Bulgaria and Greece. Highest peak: Golyam Perelik (Bulgaria), 2191 m (7188 ft)
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Noun1.Rhodope Mountains - a mountain range in the Balkan peninsula in southeastern EuropeRhodope Mountains - a mountain range in the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe; extends along the border between Greece and Bulgaria
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One's eyes and heart are enough to taste the incredible colour of the Balkans, the magical variegation of the Koukers festivals, the motley national costumes, the songs from the Rhodope Mountains, the astonishing beauty of Bulgarian landscapes and finally - a land where many cultures and religions peacefully coexist.
Few Europeans, and not many Bulgarians for that matter, have heard of Momchilovtsi, perched high on the slopes of the Rhodope mountains in south-eastern Europe near the border with Greece.
But besides beautiful lines, what sets Zeus + Dione's collection apart is the exquisiteness of the fabrics and details, made by highly skilled artisans in areas like Soufli, a town in the northeast with a centuries-old heritage of making silk, and Pomakohoria, a rural area near the Rhodope Mountains where local women excel in the art of macrame.
And darkness is never very far away as Kassabova travels across Thrace, to the Black Sea, and among the Rhodope mountains.
The Kalabak license area (191 km2) lies within an emerging porphyry copper-gold belt in the southeastern sector of the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains.
Furthermore, morphological characters indicate that the southern Rhodope Mountains constitute a transitional zone between both subspecies (Tsiripidis & Athanasiadis, 2003; Papageorgiou & al.
Beautifully situated in one of Bulgaria's most picturesque destinations, The Rhodope Mountains, Swiss-Belresort Mount Orpheus is nestled in almost four acres of lush greenery under the Sacred Land development.
Deep in the beautiful Rhodope mountains sits the Devil's Throat Canyon, a 250-metre gorge around which more than 150 caves fan out, awaiting exploration.
Horsefly Films' independent filmmaker duo Sophie Dia Pegrum and Jen Miller, wrote, directed, produced, shot and edited TARPAN after traveling to the Polish State Studs and the remote Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria where the new Tarpan have been rewilded by an international team of conservation organizations, including Rewilding Europe, Ark Nature Foundation and New Thracian Gold.
The Rhodope mountains are on the border of which two European countries?
He said that another trend was for Bulgarians to go to resorts other than the bestknown ones in the Pirin, Rila and Rhodope mountains.
Ovcharov has been excavating the Ancient Thracian rock city of Perperikon in the Rhodope Mountains for the past few years, and his finds have increasingly proven that Perperikon (also known as Hyperperakion) used to be a crucial urban centre during the Middle Ages as well in the Byzantine Empire and the First and Second Bulgarian Empire, and not just in the Antiquity period.