Pensiunea Dona

Republicii 34A, Sinaia, 106100, Romania | Hotel

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Vlad the Impaler or Dracula?

A travel blog entry by liliflynn


... Around the corner was Pelisor Castle, which in reality was more of a luxurious manor, that featured as the summer residence for the Prince. Doing a self-tour of the interior was quite confusing, the the decorating style constantly swapped between classical late-medieval style and a tacky 1960's theme. Having overstayed at the various castles, we rushed to Brasov to stay in our first AirBnB accommodation. This turned out to ...

Tracking Bears With the Transylvanian Wolf

A travel blog entry by liliflynn


... dies before he has had the opportunity to get married, the local village will host a wedding ceremony in the graveyard after the burial. Including, a girl dressing up in traditional garments as a bride, dancing and singing. Once back at Dan's house, we unsurprisingly had another amazing home cooked meal awaiting us, this time served with slow ...

Castles, Fortresses ... And Fortified Churches

A travel blog entry by liliflynn


... being turned into tacky souvenir shops. However, an unexpected benefit of this allowed us to dress up in medieval costumes, Rose became a shield maiden and I chose to become a knight, complete with sword and shield. At the end of our eventful day, we made our way to Romania's #1 tour guide Dan Marin's (aka. The Transylvanian Wolf) house for a home stay. Dan's wife was incredibly hospitable and she cooked us a delicious 3 course traditional meal, including homemade plum ...

Wild Bears

A travel blog entry by p45


... br> We only had strong smelling local meat and cheese that we had just bought from the village market in Bran!!
Not good..
The brown bear population is estimated to be around 5000 in Romania and is the largest bear population in Europe outside of Russia.
They can grow up to 635kg so we really didn't fancy seeing one trying to get into the car.
He said they usually came out at night after 10pm when all the tourists ...

Night Train from Hell

A travel blog entry by bpsilva

... Had I noticed that I'd have so much time to kill, I'd have gotten a regular ticket and then used the $15 to get a room for the night. However, since I had already purchased the couchette, I decided that no matter what, I wasn't going to pay twice for accommodation that night. I'd either have to wander around town for a few hours, or sleep out in the open. More on that later.

I got to the train and went to find my couchette. It turns ...


This hotel, located on Republicii 34A, Sinaia, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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