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Showing posts from October, 2011

Făgăraș Mountains Romania

The Transfagarasan the second-highest paved road in Romania, 90k km of twists and turns.

Drive through the mountains
Foggy drive at 2000 meters. 
Driving through the Balea tunnel "884 meters long" in the fog
Vidraru Dam

Sighisoara Romania

One of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Also the birthplace of Vlad Dracula. 
500 year old Clock Tower

Figures inside the clock tower

Cobbled street lined with colorful buildings

Covered staircase for ease of access for students to the school on the hill 
View from clock tower

Bran Romania

Bran Castle "Dracula's Castle"
From inside the castle

Rasnov Citadel Romania

13th century Romanian fortress built on a rocky hill top.

Sinaia Romania

Peles Castle
Peles Castle situated in the beautiful mountains
Old church door
Entrance to old church 
Paintings on the ceiling of old church
Sinaia Monastery
Inside the Monastery

Bucharest Romania

I posted on Lonely Planets travel companions forum, looking for someone to travel down Central America. And I had a reply from Vera, who is from Romania and we got chatting on Skype and I decided to meet Vera in her home town of Bucharest. Vera owns her own hostel, check it out if you ever visit Bucharest.

Vera at The Caru cu Bere restaurant in the City of Bucharest. 
The Palace of the Parliament. Construction began in 1983
The Palace of the Parliament and waterfalls 

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