Travel Blogs from Predeal
... Bran Castle rarely, yet it did not deter throngs of tourists from swarming over the fort. The exterior of the castle was very impressive and the torture exhibition held all manor of creative and depraved ways to cause harm to people. From Bran, we venture south to Siniai, for the Peles and Pelisor Castles. Peles Castle was impressive but contained a mix bag of architectural themes, creating a building unique to all the others ...
The Morning commenced with Lucenza (Dan's wife) serving up a breakfast that could compete with the epic portions from the previous nights dinner. Once completely satisfied with our meal, centring around salami and cheese, Dan drove us to the local national park to hunt for bears and wolves. Our search involved a full days hike, following Shepard ...
... to one million at the weekend, which would explain why it was quite so quiet the night before.
I think the tour would normally have been based in the Old Town, but there was a run on, so it was mostly cordoned off. From what I did see though, it looked pretty interesting. Our tour skirted around the edge of the Old Town and we heard stories of Vlad the Impaler and also of Ceausescu and the Romanian Revolution ...
... I had not been able to find the restaurant recommended the day before. He clarified the location on the map, and I decided I would have lunch there after buying my boots. He also told me to check out Rope Street, which is the narrowest street in Europe. He showed me where to find it on the map.
I headed into town once more. On Republic Street, I saw a pair of boots in the window that looked promising. I was in ...
... the population's money (sorry for the brute commentary). After an hour or so we went back to the car and drove up to a monastery where we had lunch and walked around the grounds. The monastery was from the 1300's and it was amazing, very simple but beautifully positioned near the mountains, flowers and trees providing it with a beautiful garden feel. We walked around, lit some candles for the dead, and just meditated a little on the steps of the chapel. After a while ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking