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Travel Blogs from Drobeta-Turnu Severin
During the rein of Emperor Hadrian (117-138 AD) Drobeta was declared a city. It took its name of Turnu Severin (meaning the Tower of Severus) from a tower on the north bank of the Danube built by the Byzantines. There are three villages today administered under one city ...
... was down for a visit.
July 6, 2013 - Serenity Now
Julian, A BS'er from Way Back
Julian was happy to have an opportunity to speak English. He is 32 and his wife works as a caretaker for old lady in Italy. He learned English by watching American TV. His favorite is the Discovery Channel He told us that he had been attacked by 15 herd dogs and, had it not been for the shepherd beating the dogs, he would not ...
July 3, 2013
Plavisevita to Drobeta-Turnu Severin. 64 km, total 2151 km
30C and blue sky
Staying at Pensiunea Casa Andra, double 80 Leu ($23.40/€18) not including breakfast
We were treated to another stunningly beautiful morning.
Narrowest Gorge of the Donau
We were in the Kazan Narrows, a series of narrow gorges, the Iron Gate of the Danube.
Quickly, we started one of two long climbs. ...
... enjoyable, just enough of a cool breeze to keep us comfortable, the ups manageable and downs exhilarating and the scenery breathtaking.
Across the Donau picturesque Serbian villages clung to the mountainsides between the meadows, farmland and forests.
For lunch we stopped at small bar / restaurant a few km before Svinita. They had beds too. But we decided, after ...
Day 49 - DTS - 0 miles
Woke up today feeling like an old man, full of aches and pains and highly reluctant to leave the comfort of my bed. Dragged myself up, got dressed and packed, and as I was about to go downstairs to load up the bike it occurred to me that I had cycled for a week without rest and that the thought ...