Hotel Ferdinand Baile Herculane
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Leaving behind Alexandria and the rather meagre breakfast at the Hotel Parc, we were back on the road, hopefully on our way to spend the night by the Danube. We were disappointed not to have spent the previous night on the boat as planned but we both enjoyed our brief stay in Alexandria. Sometimes it is the unexpected that give the most pleasure.
The road we were using today were generally good, and not just ...
... The castle was ok (for an Englishman and a German not so special) but this is the truth about Dracula: The Scot Bram Stoker had heard about a Walachia noble man named Vlad Dracul whose son Vlad became a Turkish prisoner as a child. Vlad escaped, became a ruler himself and fought against the Turks. His captured opponents were impaled and their bodies posted along the southern border of his empire. Stoker liked the name Dracul, turned it into Dracula and ...
Today was spent on board, cruising the Iron
Gates. It was the first day of overcast
and cool weather and standing out on deck to photograph was a challenge.
This is a 134 km stretch of the Danube that passes through a gorge that used to be the most dangerous before they built two dams in the 1960's. There isn't much to talk about because it is primarily a scenic day. Despite the cold and ...
... room with our friends. The fear of possibly starving in the middle of the night won out. Plus we rationalized that we didn't want to worry our friends by not showing up. It's such a huge boat (not) that they may have never found us and worried all night ..... And we certainly didn't want to put them thru that. We had a delicious meal of Duck a la Orange and gnocchi with Crepes Suzette for dessert. Tomorrow we are off to Novi Sad. Bye for ...
Today was spent cruising the Danube. We have Romania on the right and Serbia to the left. Scenery is improving. We are beginning to see small villages and moderate size towns. We just went through the 2nd hydro electric dam. They provide a v large. % of the peer for Romania and Serbia. They are called Iron Gates because of Iron in the gate. No more locks. We ...