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... as a place of defence, it later became the home to Queen Marie (granddaughter of Queen Victoria) given to her by the people of Brasov in recognition of her services in uniting the whole of Romania as one independent country. The actual history of the castle was very interesting and the views from some of the rooms were stunning. Driving into the valley that Bran Castle guarded you come across ...
Once we'd reach Bucharest we grabbed ourselves a quick McDonald's breakfast and boarded our last train to Brasov. From the train window we watched the sun rose over the mountains. The journey was relatively short compared to our other ones and within 3 hours we were in Brasov. We said goodbye to our American friend and headed to the hostel to get some sleep. Later in the afternoon we headed out into the centre of ...
... as the residence of Vlad III the Impaler, the prince who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula character. There is a parking area and a path to the ruins.The northern section is used for annual cycling competitions including the Tour of Romania (Romanian: Turul Romāniei). The difficulty of this section is considered to be very similar to Hors Categorie climbs (literally beyond categorization) in the Tour de France.
... that was selling pottery, it was some of the nicest I had seen, and authentically Romanian-- but my mouth dropped when I saw the price: 8lei per bowl. In quick math, that is $2.50 each! Yes I bought a few. There were lots of restaurants gearing up for the evening festivities, but there wasn't much else to see in Bran, so we left for our next destination; Brasov. We started the tour with lunch. Having learned the day before, I ordered a salad and Ben a meat dish and ...
... him that he would
just give him a warning today! Phew!
Continued, but a bit more respectful of the speed limits, (unlike
the Romanians!) who drive like MANIACS. The
number of near misses we saw, with 2, 3 or 4 cars (& lorries!) all vying for space to overtake first, on solid
white lines, hairpins bends etc. I only
drove for 20 miles, and that was more than enough. I was a nervous wreck!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAmbient Pension Brasov
Great location 10 min walk from main drag, very helpful staff on front desk - massive room, king size bed, about 100 channels. Couldn't ask for more
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