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- Swimming pool
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As unforgettable as Peles Castle was, we actually came to Sinaia for a different reason - to do a bit of hiking in the mountains of Romania, and to briefly escape the country's stifling heat. Sinaia itself isn't that great, a very expensive tourist town, that is a bit reminiscent of Banff, in all the wrong ways. However, its cable car up to the mountains is super convenient for hikers, and was one of the draws for staying here.
... While Sinaia is known for being a resort town in the Bucegi mountains, it's perhaps even more famous for being the home of Peles Castle, the must-see attraction of Sinaia. So we did as any good tourist lemming does, and followed the other lemmings to Peles, so that we could snap a few pictures of the outside, and then be completely underwhelmed by the interior of what would surely be just another castle.
Walking up to Peles, at least ...
Tuesday 22 July
Its time to leave the Transfăgărășan Highway but we can't resist just one more run.
So early in the morning, long before the day trippers have time to get here, we blast the 18 klicks from the Vila Flora up to the summit at Lake Balea for a coffee, then straight back down onto the road to Faragas, as you do.
its been a great experience riding ...
... in small packs. Much to our dismay, they also party in packs as well. We were all kept awake last night by what sounded like a large pack barking all night long outside of our hotel. One of our riders, Brigitta, rode in Romania last year and wound up taking 3 dogs home with her! I don't plan on picking up any four-legged souvenirs. Speaking of Brigitta, I need to tell you about the 4 "European" riders on our tour. Brigitta is not only a dog lover, but she ...
... at that time that are available. Because of this, I am finding that I have a lot in common with Central Europeans in their 30's; whereas I have little in common with someone in the same age category from Canada or the U.S.A..
After looking at all the artifacts, we went outside to finish looking at the rest of the encampment. It was a fairly large structure, consisting of quarters for all the men that would have been in the Roman military at the time. The ...