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Tucked away in a remote valley in Romania's Carpathian mountains, a tiny ice hotel has opened to try and attract tourists and their cash to the unspoiled forests of some of Europe's greatest wilderness.
OSLO (Reuters) - A seven-nation environmental plan to protect the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, hailed by the United Nations as a blueprint for conservation, came into force on Wednesday.
The Bukovina Sheepdog is a rustic sheepdog which originated in the Carpathian Mountains in Romania. Romanian Shepherds used the breed to guard and protect their herds. There are three types of Bukovina Sheepdog: the Mioritic, Carpatin, and CiobÄƒnesc de Bucovina. The body of the Bukovina is large and muscular with a large chest and a strong neck. It has a massive head and a wide skull with a well proportioned muzzle. The Bukovina Sheepdog has almond-shaped, slanted eyes which are usually...
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