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.
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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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At an epoch when, as Monsieur de Valois said, Woman no longer existed, she was simply "Madame du Val-Noble"; in other days she would have rivalled the Rhodopes, the Imperias, the Ninons of the past.
All we were playing in a lovely meadow, Leucippe (9) and Phaeno and Electra and Ianthe, Melita also and Iache with Rhodea and Callirhoe and Melobosis and Tyche and Ocyrhoe, fair as a flower, Chryseis, Ianeira, Acaste and Admete and Rhodope and Pluto and charming Calypso; Styx too was there and Urania and lovely Galaxaura with Pallas who rouses battles and Artemis delighting in arrows: we were playing and gathering sweet flowers in our hands, soft crocuses mingled with irises and hyacinths, and rose-blooms and lilies, marvellous to see, and the narcissus which the wide earth caused to grow yellow as a crocus.
But drive farr off the barbarous dissonance Of BACCHUS and his Revellers, the Race Of that wilde Rout that tore the THRACIAN Bard In RHODOPE, where Woods and Rocks had Eares To rapture, till the savage clamor dround Both Harp and Voice; nor could the Muse defend Her Son.
There may be transport problems through the Stara Planina passes and in the Rhodopes.
The dogs are big, and they need to be - because there is a large wolf population here in Bulgaria's eastern Rhodopes, a mountain region with the highest biodiversity in Europe.
This paper examines the significance and the ways of biodiversity and landscape preservation in connection to the sustainability aspects in the Central Rhodopes Mountain in Bulgaria as a part of a mountain chain with exceptional ecological significance.
To the Eastern Rhodopes, as guests on a media tour organised by the State Agency for Tourism and the Bulgarian Association of Alternative Tourism to show off the attractions of alternative tourism in the region, a journey that stimulates the mind much more than the mindlessness of mass tourism.
It took place in the East Rhodopes between the villages of General Geshevo and Ustren.
The waves of the sea will be 1-2 bales.Above the mountains it will be mostly sunny, with more clouds before noon over the Rhodopes and Strandja-Sakar.