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IVAYLOVGRAD DAM AND THE DEAF STONES

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  • January 3, 2021
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Ivaylovgrad Dam and the meanders of the Arda River impress everyone who has passed through this magical region of the Eastern Rhodopes. The beautiful river, winding its clear waters between the steep banks, forming at the bends strips of white oval stones, provides perfect conditions for kayaking. Every year the Republican canoe-kayak regatta is held…

Krumovgrad – The Rhodopean Klondike

Krumovgrad is a small town in the Eastern Rhodopes. They call it ¨the Rhodopean Klondike¨ because of the gold mine in the city. Krumovgrad is the third largest in the district after Kardzhali and Momchilgrad. The town was named after the Bulgarian Khan Krum. Until 1934, the name of Krumovgrad was Koshu kawak, which comes…