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... and windows are very small and there are secret passageways, some which we navigated with difficulty. The castle houses 60 timbered rooms, and some of these are connected by underground passageways.
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“Although Stoker never visited Transylvania, the Irish author relied on research and his vivid imagination to create the dark and intimidating stomping ground of Count Dracula, leading to persistent myths that ...
... into Romania on the longest single span bridge in Europe. That was also something to see not surprisingly the Danube is far from blue. The accommodation in Bucharest was good, clean and better than basic even the wifi was good though access was limited. A bit tricky when you are trying to find flights and accommodation for the next stage of the journey! After a couple of nights in Bucharest we caught a train to Brasov a town in the ...
... straight up at an 80% angle approach and someone’s granddad smiling and chirping on the way down. Yeah, whatevs. As long as I get there.
I stop for a moment to survey the view and see a cable car pass overhead. That takes 2.5 minutes and a ticket that costs about the same as a cup of coffee. In Romania (not in Perth). My trek is free but will take me 1.5 hours. Priceless.
(I’m also saying in my head that those ...
... man. He was a hero, like Robin Hood-he only killed evil people, and he eradicated poverty."
"Well, yeah, but he eradicated poverty by murdering the poor," I replied.
"No," he replied. "You are wrong."
Not wanting to cause a pro-Vlad riot, Kevin and I grinned awkwardly and walked away.
The exterior of Bran Castle featured a wide range of assorted tackiness, things like Dracula mugs and vampire toys, and gypsies selling raspberries -- although ...
... served as the inspiration for the novel by Bram Stoker. What a convoluted trip, short taxi in one of the trusted taxi companies (we were given a list by our hotel of taxis that wouldn't rip off tourists), then a 30 minute journey on a dreadfully old and suffocatingly hot bus, before we were dropped off at the Castle Walls in the little town of Bran. Unlike the rest of Romania we had seen to date, we had suddenly stepped into tourist land, souvenir shops galore, the prices ...