The imposing mountain range of Thrace
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There are many versions regarding the origin of the name Rodopi. According to mythology, Rhodope was the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys or the daughter of Strymon and the wife of Haemos, from whom she had Ebros. A second version mentions her as a daughter of Thracian origin who was sold to Egypt in the 6th century BC. Her rosy …
Askites Custom of Saya The custom is revived on the eve of the Lights by the Association of Cappadocians and Asia Minor "O Megas Basilios" and the Association of Women Ascetics. At noon on January 5, the residents gather wood and place it in the shape of a cone in front of the village church. After vespers, the church committee …
CENTRAL RHODOPI MOUNTAIN RANGE The Central Rhodope Mountain Range, life and state of Flora and Fauna, stretches across the Greek-Bulgarian border in an area approaching 2,000,000 acres, a world that promises you the indulgence of all five senses. The area is divided between the prefectures of Drama and Xanthi , while a large part of it belongs to Bulgaria. The …
Sea & Mountain
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