Travel Blogs from Bran
... set in the side of the valley high above the town. The Romanians clearly have a soft spot for Hollywood signs as,like in Brasov there was a Rasnov sign set into the hillside under the fortress. We went up in a trailer pulled by a tractor and walked the final part of the hill to go and see the views. The fortress is now a complete ruin but there were some shops in parts that remained standing. The ...
Once we'd reach Bucharest we grabbed ourselves a quick McDonald's breakfast and boarded our last train to Brasov. From the train window we watched the sun rose over the mountains. The journey was relatively short compared to our other ones and within 3 hours we were in Brasov. We said goodbye to our American friend and headed to the hostel to get some sleep. Later in the afternoon we headed out into the centre of ...
... bikers with an inclination to tour, get here and just do it, if you can.
We ride east along the DN1 through the town of Fagaras then turn south down a back road before the regional capital of Brasov. It's small and bumpy compared to the perfect main road but rewards us with a splendid climb into the foothills along a tumbling brook flanked by newly mown meadows.
There are ...
... victims. We then camped at the Vampire Camp site just down the road after a bit of shopping and very nice slice of apple pie. Jane: I've loved watching the scenery in as we drove through Romania - we are literally watching the world go by. Things are starting to get more interesting as we get further away from home. It was extremely bumpy on the back of the truck now we've left the motorways ...
... luckily we were left in peace!
After another day in
the support car I took to my bike once again...and it was soooo worth
it... that day made all of the troubles of this trip
We spent all day
trekking up massive hills, zooming down breathtaking valleys and
passing through funny little romanian villages overtaking horse and
carts...I don't think I stopped grinning all day...Romania is
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting