Bd. Grivitei 32, Brasov, Transylvania, Romania | Hotel
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Vlad the Impaler or Dracula?

A travel blog entry by liliflynn


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


... 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


... 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 ...


A travel blog entry by townsvilleduo


... At that stage, except for the Palace of Parliament which is Ceauşescu's most infamous creation and the world's second largest building, I had no idea what I was taking photographs of, but I didn't care. The buildings were just amazing and as we walked down Calea Victoriei (Victory Way) we came across Gucci, Armani, etc, shops accommodated in 19th Century buildings, but right next to them other 19th Century buildings in complete disrepair. An incredible sight. First ...

Peles, Brasov, Bran and Rasno - all great

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


... stations outside and huge insulated pipelines. We gradually draw near a line of hills, then follow a river into a steep valley, and are well into the mountains as we make a couple of stops at small towns. We now know where to look for the station names, but don't see the Sinaia sign until we are on the platform looking through the train windows.

Dianne had been told on the Lonely Planet Thorn Tree site (which is VERY helpful for such information) that you can ...


This hotel, located on Bd. Grivitei 32, Brasov, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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