Hotel Ferdinand Baile Herculane
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... t. My resolve hardened after 25mıles as I got more comfortable on the saddle.
The scenery turned ımpressıve, stunnıng shear clıffs eıther sıde of a huge rıver. It remınded me of scenes ın Lord of the rıngs wıth the two kıngs eıther sıde of a water fallÁ Oddly we found a face carved ınto the stone along the sıde on the ...
... all those great minds worked together they weren't able to tame the strong currents.
Way before that (105 AD) the Roman conquerers were trying to make a go of it by building a segmental arch bridge near the "Great Kazan" (or kettle), the narrowest gorge. The resulting structure was 1,135 meters long. Of course Emperor Trajan couldn't go away without erecting a plaque in his honour. The bridge helped him in his conquest of Dacia after all. ...
... We leave our ship and head by bus for the short drive to a modernistic Catholic church. We pass numerous decaying buildings and factories that have been abandoned. The area is far from prosperous according to appearances. The church, however, is quite lovely with modern ...
... got us to Ponicova near the top where we started the exhilarating downhill fly into Dubova. The climb took us inland around a 200 meter narrow gorge. Dubova waterfront is a resort-like town, loaded with hotels and restaurants. Hotels and restaurants have been few and far between until here.
Tallest Sculpture in Europe
We continued on to another narrowing of the gorge. A few kilometers further, we stopped briefly to admire the ...
... only 40 km, to press on. We ordered soup and salad for everyone and waited to be surprised. It turned out to be a delicious fish soup and the salad was just yellow bell-peppers, tomatoes… delish. Dave passed on the soup. He hates the bones.
Refreshed, we continued. After a couple of week absence due to the floods, freighters are again a regular sight on the Donau.
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- Room service
- Free parking