Bastion Hotel

Aleea Pelesului, no. 2A, Sinaia, Romania | Hotel
Prices starting from $58.00
 

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Vlad the Impaler or Dracula?

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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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

5

... 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

11

... 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 ...

Day Nine

A travel blog entry by suz18c

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... literally pushed me aside to get thru a door; so I said, "So sorry, was I in your way?" The guide gave me a lecture about European customs which apparently includes knocking old ladies out of the way. He told me to be nice. Good thing I am not in control of his tip. But on the other hand, Romania is ...

Of Kings and Queens... and tour guides

A travel blog entry by lazycaravan

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... were painted by Gustav Klimt; a series of several small apartments for the King and Queen’s preferred guests (including George Enesco and Sarah Bernhardt). There is an impressive collection of arms, a beautiful carved wooden staircase, a double-sided organ, and gorgeous stained glass windows all over the palace. And then, somewhere between the library and the music room with the double-sided organ, I make my favorite discovery so far... the group of Japanese ...

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This hotel, located on Aleea Pelesului, no. 2A, Sinaia, is near Busteni Mountain--Babele Rock Formation.
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