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Charlie and I landed in Bucharest and managed to get a local bus to the train station. No one not even the locals seemed to know how to pay for the bus as the insert ticket thing didn't seem to work. Charlie and some of the locals found it hilarious that every time someone got on they would ask the one person who did not speak any Romainian (bar …
We got the local bus to Bran Castle. Again not really sure where we were, we eventually turned a corner in what I thought was a random Romani village and there it was, casting a shadow over the village the imposing Bran Castle stood on the rock face surrounded by mountains and forest.
Once off the bus and looking at it you could almost …
... literally pushed me aside to get thru a door; so I said, "So sorry, was I in your way?" The guide gave me a lecture about European customs which apparently includes knocking old ladies out of the way. He told me to be nice. Good thing I am not in control of his tip. But on the other hand, Romania is ...
... included as many as 100,000 Ottoman Turks.
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... to Bran Castle, the one of Dracula fame. Interestingly enough though his real castle is a few hours drive from Brasov, and it is just some old ruins. Bran was alright I suppose, but Peles was much better. If anyone goes to Romania to tour these places, make sure you see Bran before Peles, otherwise it will be a little bit of a letdown. We had hired a taxi for a few hours, so on the way back we stopped off at an ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Room service
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla Prato Brasov
Superb Hotel. Small only a handful of rooms but even going into it feels five star with a grand looking entrance. All the staff were lovely, the rooms were rustic and spectacular, bathrooms flawless and near all the main attractions. Would spend the money to stay here without a doubt.
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