Hotel Krone

Granicerilor 5, Bistrita, 420095, Romania | Hotel
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Rural Romania

A travel blog entry by agbucks

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... modern forms of transport & partly finished villas are everywhere to be seen. These are surely a sign of an absent workforce who send money back home.Building projects happen as & when..

* We drive into the hills known as Transylvania. It is a wonderfully rural route. We see many more horse & carts. Farmers & their families are busy in the fields getting the hay ready. There ...

Battling the Transfagarasan

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... its lofty position atop a mountain, requiring some 1500 steps to reach. Lesser known by tourists, this is the actual castle of Vlad the Impaler, however, it predominately lies in ruins thanks to a bombardment of Turkish artillery. Featuring some examples of impaling at the entrance and it's eerie history made this castle an imposing sight. Back in the car we begun our journey along the Transfagarasan. After the first 60km ...

Driving to Transylvania

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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The day kicks-off with a long drive to Transylvania, covering some of the most scenic countryside that I have ever driven through. Long winding roads through mountain passes, peasant villages, rolling green hills and Romania's best music on the radio were consistent throughout the 6 hour journey. However, it came at the cost of an average speed of 60km/h, as the roads become infuriatingly poor quality for long periods of time and overtaking battles were fought over ...

A step back in time...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... of all usable building materials. After the revolution, the Bethlen family were given the castle back, and vowed to restore it to its former state. But, it is going to take a lot of cash, and time. When you visit, you'll see a shell with all rooms made safe and with the structure now largely intact. Much of the building is without electricity, and very few rooms have windows. The Communists really have a lot to answer for - their acts of cultural vandalism are on a par ...

The Peasant Life

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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It had finally come time to say goodbye to Hungary, just not quite as quickly as we had planned! Having reached the Hungarian border crossing we appeared to be having difficulties with the Border police, who spoke very little English. Though I was a little surprised when I interpreted his saying "Ooh-rain" meant Ukraine and having the realisation that our trusty GPS had led us astray. However, the police became exceedingly helpful ...

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This hotel, located on Granicerilor 5, Bistrita, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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