ALPIN Hotel Resort & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... that impressed with this church. Yes its old and sort of looks cool on the outside but when I paid my 8 Lie (which is like $2.50 in US) to look around the church I found it void of any possible charm it might have had at one time.
For some reason you were not allowed to take any pictures of the inside of the church. Truthfully I have no idea why this "Rule" is in ...
After spending a few days in Bucharest I was looking forward to seeing something new and different so heading up to the mountains and checking out the town of Brasov was going to be a nice change of scenery. Brasov is a completely different then Bucharest. Brasov, for one thing, is much smaller and is a walled off city from the late 1300 to early 1400's. Taking the train to get ...
I had never expected to find myself cycling in Transulvayna but have to admit that it's not much different from anywhere else, there are cycle routes and bikes for hire in the square. The town seems to be prosperous and obviously has a tourist industry as it is a well preserved medieval walled town. I climbed up to the citadel from which the communist town planning policy of building tower blocks adjacent to world heritage style buildings was apparent. ...
... walk back to the Pensiune and pack before leaving that night. Going down the mountain was in some ways easier, but in others it was difficult because it was easy to loose footing. I did not want to end my stay in Brasov with a sprained ankle, so was very careful.
I got to the bottom and started on my walk back. I took one last look around the beautiful medieval city of Brasov. I had done a lot of growing up in this place, and it would always hold a special ...
... particular guild.
At least two entrances to the city, Poarta Ecaterinei (or Katharinentor) and Poarta Șchei (or Waisenhausgässertor), are still in existence. These entrances were not only for trade, but also were used to keep the Romanian people out of the city (when the German colonists came and settled in Kronstad, they stripped the Romanians of their rights). There were two main towers overlooking the entire city, the ...