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... We have found that although people here are nice once you get to know them, they all have a very stern and sour look on their face - all the time! The owner of Hotel Christina explained it to us, and he reminded us that many people in Romania live pretty difficult lives and perhaps that is why they don't smile. I'm not convinced that this is the only reason for the scowls, but I will buy it for now.
The castle's history was quite involved, and, ...
... take the cableway up to the mountains. We arrived there and went to the 'cableway station' where we had to wait approximately 1 hour until we could enter. Slowly we went up to the mountains. After a certain moment the angle became quite big and if you have fear of heights you would definitely became dizzy.
After 20 minutes we arrived to the top where we noticed that there were some 'sculptures', which are actually rock formations carved by the ...
... night to feed from the dumpsters and trash cans on the edge of the city. With some recent bear attacks and the removal of many of the bears from the area the best place to now see the bears is Zarnesti Libertary Bear Sanctuary. What a fantastic day out this was. Winding our way up a bumpy dirt road into the hillside of Zarnesti and tucked away with very little sign posts is the bear sanctuary. Spread out over 70 hectares of fenced forest in e Carpathian Mountains, ...
... has excellent English, and a good knowledge of the site, but she has a hard time competing with the children in the group. We surrender our felt slippers and head outside to find it isn't raining, yet.
There are large, dark clouds hovering over us, and a lot of mist on the mountain, but we take the time to go uphill to the small Pelisor Castle and other buildings, some of which are now a hotel, then head walking downhill with the storm close behind us. It ...
... It was nice getting to know Hanga, a medical student studying in Romania, a little bit better. She was full of life, thoughts, and positivity. Hanga grew up just after the communist period ended—a time when milk was still scarce—so she was mostly raised on powdered milk that her mother would bring home from the hospital that she worked at.
For dinner, Nina made omelets served with homemade cheese from her parent’s farm. After dinner, Mihai and ...