Tag: Rhodope

BULGARIA, DESTINATIONS

Hiking and biking Rhodope in Bulgaria (and Greece)- one of the wildest mountains in Europe

Everybody who likes wild adventures, usually looks into some wild place, far from the civilization, to a natural area as less as possible touched by humans. And while there are many mountain areas on the Earth now turned into parks, adventurers would prefer something different. So, let’s look into a mountain system in Southeast Europe, a place with endless forests,…

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BULGARIA, DESTINATIONS

A journey to Beglika in Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria- adventures in the southernmost taiga forest in Europe

From the Alps to the highest mountains on the Earth in Asia- there is a long chain of mountain ranges. One of them, a small range compared to the Alps is the Rhodope Mountains. It is situated in the Eastern part of the Balkans, mainly in Bulgaria and part of Greece. Aside of its geographic, historic and cultural features, there you can find some…

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BULGARIA, TRAVEL GUIDES AND STORIES

A JOURNEY TO THE STUNNING TRIGRAD GORGE AND AROUND

Rhodope mountain in Bulgaria has been always my favorite mountain. It’s not so high, its highest peaks reach only a little more than 2000 m altitude. Located “in the shadow” of the Balkan’s Rila and Pirin, Rhodope mountain is often ignored by the mountain lovers. But one of the things that really impresses me there, is its wild endless forests,…

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