Travel Blogs from Arges, Romania

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EVERYTHING'S INTERESTING, Calamanesti, Romania travel blog

EVERYTHING'S INTERESTING

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... of wood waited. In this town, the sounds of the people brought peace as does nature, they didn't conflict with nature. Romania. Horse-drawn mini carriages are a major means of transport, even on main roads where semi trucks have to ...

Mountain pass, Carte de Arges, Romania travel blog

Mountain pass

A travel blog entry by laine

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1400 Steps to the Undead, Curtea de Arges, Romania travel blog

1400 Steps to the Undead

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S) Who drives into the middle of nowhere Romania only to see Vlad Tepes' real castle - Poinari Castle? And who then gets out of their car and climbs 1400 + steps to the top to see the crumbling, barely there, ruins? These two travelers, that's who! Yes, ...

A true historical Wallachian town, Curtea de Arges, Romania travel blog

A true historical Wallachian town

A travel blog entry by xerius

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... just with a few suburbs of faceless concrete apartment complexes tacked on more recently). The pride and treasure of Curtea de Arges is its beautifully distinctive Episcopal cathedral, part of a larger monastic complex. For all the attention it gets, ...

Still roaming Romania..., Argeș, Romania travel blog

Still roaming Romania...

A travel blog entry by lorievans

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... unpredictable road surface and unpredictable drivers, I thought caution was my best option). So tonight we find ourselves in Curtea de Arges, a small, seemingly thriving city where we are staying at the Posada Hotel (isn't that redundant?) I'm off to the ...

Otsetee, Ianculeşti, Romania travel blog

Otsetee

A travel blog entry by ellamaidu

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Mägedest alla tulles, mõtlesime, et läheme kõige otsemat teed pidi Sibiusse (läänepool üle mägede). Siin google kaardil on näha üks kehvem teelõik, aga suurel maakaardil on see korraliku kohaliku maanteena märgitud. Tagantjärele muidugi ...

Poienari loss (Dracula päris loss), Căpăţâneni-Ungureni, Romania travel blog

Poienari loss (Dracula päris loss)

A travel blog entry by ellamaidu

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Peatusime otse Dracula (Vlad Tepesi) lossi trepi ees ning hakkasime ronima. Ees ootas 190 meetrit ja 1500 astet. Tundus, et oli rohkem astmeid. Ei tea kuidas nii kõrgelt türklastega sõda sai pidada. Türklased üritasid kunagi isegi lossi vallutada. ...

Curtea de Arges, Rumunia, Curtea de Arges, Romania travel blog

Curtea de Arges, Rumunia

A travel blog entry by drum_bun

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The Roman Ruins of Jidova -Oct. 20 Part 3, Campulung, Romania travel blog

The Roman Ruins of Jidova -Oct. 20 Part 3

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings

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... fascinated by the people I saw along the route. Horses and carts were commonplace here, just as they were in the north of Romania. I saw women wearing traditional dress, side by side with women in full modern attire. I was unable to get very many ...

Vidraru tamm, Căpăţâneni-Ungureni, Romania travel blog

Vidraru tamm

A travel blog entry by ellamaidu

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Siin oli lahe veehoidla ja tamm. Politseinikud patrullisid tammi peal ja vaatasi, kuidas mingi paar palke ja muud sodi paisjärve servast kokku kogus. Vaata pilte ja jutte nende juures (kliki pildil, et näha suuremalt). ...

What. A. Day!!, Capatâneni-Ungureni, Romania travel blog

What. A. Day!!

A travel blog entry by kirstyandlogan

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... actually had a hand in building, so he definitely spent a great deal of time here.  The story goes that the Turks (Romania' enemy) killed Vlad's brother and father, so in revenge he captured a bunch of Turkish soldiers and marched them up the valley ...

Curtea de Arges, Curtea de Argeş, Romania travel blog

Curtea de Arges

A travel blog entry by ellamaidu

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Curtea de Arges on paarikümnetuhande elanikuga väikelinn. Seal ööbisime ühe raamatu soovitusel Roxy pansionis. Peremees ja perenaine olid ülihoolitsevad, liigagi. Tervituseks saime kohe küllusliku jäätisemaiuse. Omatehtud jäätis marjade ja ...

Romanian impressions, Curtea de Argeş, Romania travel blog

Romanian impressions

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

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... nice places and sights (Targoviste, Curtea de Arges, Horezu and the areas in between) can be seen in the pictures. Romania swings to a certain extend. Possibly it is the Latin language that makes the people flexible, possibly the centuries of rulers with ...

Poenari Itself or

Poenari Itself or "Dracula's Place"-Oct.20 Part 2

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings

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I turned to look at the Fortress I had been waiting for so many months to see.  I was not disappointed.  Although it lay in ruins, somehow for me that always makes it better.  I can use my imagination to fill in the missing pieces, but I ...

monastries and pizza, Curtea de Arges, Romania travel blog

monastries and pizza

A travel blog entry by l_i_s_a_c

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not sure which was best - the amazing monastry and painted churches or the first good pizza ...

Poenari Fortress - 1480 Stairs - Oct. 20 Part 1, Poenari, Romania travel blog

Poenari Fortress - 1480 Stairs - Oct. 20 Part 1

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings

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... there for me that day.  Istvan, my Hungarian friend, had been cheering me on in short facebook messages, since I arrived in Romania, telling me how brave I was, and how he knew I could kick butt.  With our conversation in Budapest, about ...

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