Ana Hotel Poiana

Sporturilor Str, Poiana Brasov, Transylvania, Romania | Hotel
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Vlad the Impaler or Dracula?

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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After escaping Dan's house before we burst from excess food consumption, our first stop is the infamous "Dracula" castle (aka Bran Castle). The idea behind Dracula is loosely based on a medieval Transylvanian ruler, Vlad the Impaler, who gained his notorious name after impaling some 20,000 prisoners during his 6 year reign (the details behind his revolutionary impaling technique is quite gruesome). Anyway, Vlad only appeared to ...

Tracking Bears With the Transylvanian Wolf

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... dies before he has had the opportunity to get married, the local village will host a wedding ceremony in the graveyard after the burial. Including, a girl dressing up in traditional garments as a bride, dancing and singing. Once back at Dan's house, we unsurprisingly had another amazing home cooked meal awaiting us, this time served with slow ...

Castles, Fortresses ... And Fortified Churches

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... at the base of a hill, we trekked extremely muddy abandoned roads, searching for over an hour in the thick forest before we caught a glimpse of the church through the trees. We explored the ruins and enjoyed the spectacular views of the local village and surrounding countryside. Rupea Castle We were surprised to find this impressive castle to be off the tourist track. Rose and I were almost alone in enjoying this Saxon/Hungarian castle, control seemingly frequently ...

Intro to the Castle

A travel blog entry by aszliross

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... some questionable bridges and passing through countless small towns, we arrived at the "castle". It is really better described as a fortified working manor or estate. You drive through a large gate and on to the property. There are quite a few small buildings and the main house. Outside you can see it would be gorgeous in the spring and summer as there are many outside dining areas under what are now dried grape vines. We are met ...

Another cable car and Hollywood...

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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... the town Walls is a great way to check out the offerings - don't miss the climb up to the Black Tower which offers the best view of Mount Tampa.

We took the cable car up to Mount Tampa, but walked the long switchback (24 of them) ridden path back down (about an hour).

To finish the day, dinner in a cellar, definitely a great place to go if you fancy Hungarian or Mexican food - a strange mix but absolutely yum! Bella Muzica - book a booth for a romantic meal ...

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This hotel, located on Sporturilor Str, Poiana Brasov, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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