Hotel Casa Wagner
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- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa Wagner Brasov
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... snake-like dragon connotations of evil. Thus, the Romanian word Dracul stands in English for both dragon and devil.Dracula, the title of Vlad Tepes,translates as Son of Dracul.
Moreover, the ceremonial uniform of the Order – black cloak over red accouterment – was Bram Stocker’ source of inspiration for Count Dracula’s look.
But how did Bram Stoker’s story turn into a myth? A partial explanation is provided by ...
... slightly snobby about our tours after a great guide in Bucharest and anyone who doesn’t meet our high standards is immediately disregarded. Also, I didn’t like it that he kissed Belinda’s hand when we introduced ourselves- there goes his tip. But the feast at the restaurant was fantastic and much more worthwhile than the tour could possibly have been. Belinda had a Romanian version of a parma which had a slice of tomato, this ...
... got on the train, the horn blows and we start moving! The conductor asks for our tickets and we give him the Eurail pass. He says he holds onto the tickets until the morning--this means they don’t have to disturb you in the middle of the night- hoorah! But a few minutes later, he comes to us, grim-faced to tell us that our passes are not valid in Serbia. He says he doesn’t care, but at the border they will come to check and we might have to pay. He ...
... couple of hours here and then it's back on the train to Brasov. Bran Castle has a very tenuous connection to Dracula. Allegedly he attacked it at some point. There is no mention of Dracula on any of the literature you see during your self-guided tour, nor anywhere else in Bran. But there are loads and loads of tacky Dracula paraphernalia at more than a couple of dozen stalls at the market below the castle ...
... larger city in the region. It was a beautiful little city, stayed in a cheap communist-style hotel and watched crazy Romanian TV in my room. Went to see an old Saxon fortress in the next town and visited a friend of a friend in Prague who runs eco-tours in Romania and has turned her office into a lovely replica of a traditional Romanian home. I know where I got my coloring now, all the Romanians look quite mediteranean and every little old lady on the street looked like ...