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... Bran Castle rarely, yet it did not deter throngs of tourists from swarming over the fort. The exterior of the castle was very impressive and the torture exhibition held all manor of creative and depraved ways to cause harm to people. From Bran, we venture south to Siniai, for the Peles and Pelisor Castles. Peles Castle was impressive but contained a mix bag of architectural themes, creating a building unique to all the others ...
... the alpine meadows near the mountains summit. Alas, we were not fortunate enough to see any potentially dangerous animals, however the views were spectacular and Dan did impart his knowledge of Romanian cultural and lifestyle onto us throughout the walk. One example, marriage is considered a very important part of the villagers life. Therefore, when ...
... their jacksie, through their body, cleverly missing all the vital organs and then out through their mouths, before hoisting them upright and letting them take around two or three days to slither down the pole to a slow and a hideous death. If they liked you, they would give you a short, fat stick so you would die much sooner of shock. That's why Vlad had such a bad rep.
Vlad's dad, was bestowed the title of Dracul, by his mates the Hungarians, ...
... for company, due to our nice, non-threatening vibe. I feared we'd never be rid of this curse.
Before heading out, I went up to the reception to see if my clothes had been washed and dried. This time the receptionist was a hipster-bearded Romanian man who looked at me with a big, exaggerated smile.
"I don't know, maybe the Gypsies stole them! Haha!"
As a result of my delaying, Kevin, Sarah and I were five minutes late for the walking tour. ...
... me nervous and very jumpy. We seemed to walk for ages through this forest, blindly following the yellow markers, hoping we were going the right way. At one stage we heard some quick footsteps and rustling, then mysteriously nothing, oh no - what was that? The setting was absolutely magical, but there's nothing like the undercurrents of fear to add an edge to the adventure. Luckily the only animals we discovered on this walk were humans; so we are still not sure how we would react to a confrontation with a ...
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