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... Romanians are mainly Eastern Orthodox, but many of its churches look like Catholic churches because of Hungarian influence.
We had lunch near Bran Castle, and I was able to take some pictures. I was lucky enough to be able to shop for some great souvenirs in the area, including grabbing a pair of wool slippers for 20 lei ($5.) I ate traditional "bulz" for lunch, which was rich and full of meat and polenta. I do like this food, but I don't know that I could ...
... rolls. It was very good!
Other notes on Romania:
- Unlike the most of Europe now, smoking is allowed in a lot of places, including restaurants. Not a fan of that.
... late 1800's. The finishes in the castle are amazing, the woodworking is extremely intricate. The King wanted the finest of all things, and he certainly got them. There are rooms finished in Parisian, English, Asian and of course German motifs. In the Asian room, there was a table and chairs each intricately carved out of one piece of wood - it took 40 years to make the set. ...
... efficiency, within 5 minutes a sanding truck is on-site…
When we arrive at Peleş we get in on a small tour with a father and his little boy… in Romanian. It’s good practice for me, and V is very patient – filling in the gaps as we go. Our tour guide, a young Romanian woman, makes a valiant attempt at patience, but it's clearly not her forte. She takes her job very seriously, and wants you to as well. As we progress through the ...
I am writing from Brasov, Romania where we are enjoying a quiet Sunday morning under incredibly blue skies. Except for some damp, can't-see-a-thing fog at the top of the Fagaras Mountains we have had great weather since we have arrived in Romania.
After cutting our stay in Bucharest short by a day so we could see the town of Sibiu, we arrived yesterday in Brasov. Both Sibiu and Brasov are 12th to 15th century walled towns which were important ...