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... them circle more and more came in to join them. They searched for and found a thermal which took them upwards. As they ascended the formation ‘tightened’ and became an orderly flight. We wondered if they were on their way south or was it a training session? Either way it sends a sad signal that autumn is approaching. After a few days of close to 10°C, that is a scary prospect.
Cluj Napoca is a large town along the way. ...
... shortly after opening time and there was no queue to get in. By the time we came out there was a queue of about 100 metres long. It's believed that Bram Stoker who wrote the Dracula novel used Bran Castle as the home for Dracula.
We headed for the Transfargaran Road which is the road described by Top Gear as the best
in the world. We saw a couple of rally cars on ...
Romania has been a bit of a surprise. It wasn't really high on my list of places to visit but we've really enjoyed it, especially the northern part. The people are friendly too and there is a lot of English spoken. There are a lot of little villages, quite old but for the most part they are neat and tidy. There are still quite a few horse and carts in the country areas too. Their major highways ...
... not part of the Schengen Zone and so the border with Hungary is more substantial. We even have to show our passports.
*The Romanian language seems easier to pronounce than that of the countries we have recently visited.
* At 11.15 am it is already 33 degrees. Air con is on.
*As we enter Romania, the roads deteriorate, horse & carts compete for road space with ...
... name; it was invented by Bram Stoker as a fictional name for what is known as the Tihuţa Pass, a pass in the Carpathian Mountains that connects Bistrita with Bukovina. Dracula's castle is also a work of fiction - the only Castle Dracula is a theme hotel, built in the mid-70s to attract tourists. And it worked, because here we are. We pulled up to the structure as a storm was brewing - as I photographed the hotel against ...