Pensiunea Pel Flora

4 Predelut Street, Bran, Transylvania, Romania | Hotel
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Vlad the Impaler or Dracula?

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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After escaping Dan's house before we burst from excess food consumption, our first stop is the infamous "Dracula" castle (aka Bran Castle). The idea behind Dracula is loosely based on a medieval Transylvanian ruler, Vlad the Impaler, who gained his notorious name after impaling some 20,000 prisoners during his 6 year reign (the details behind his revolutionary impaling technique is quite gruesome). Anyway, Vlad only appeared to ...

Tracking Bears With the Transylvanian Wolf

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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The Morning commenced with Lucenza (Dan's wife) serving up a breakfast that could compete with the epic portions from the previous nights dinner. Once completely satisfied with our meal, centring around salami and cheese, Dan drove us to the local national park to hunt for bears and wolves. Our search involved a full days hike, following Shepard ...

Castles, Fortresses ... And Fortified Churches

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... at the base of a hill, we trekked extremely muddy abandoned roads, searching for over an hour in the thick forest before we caught a glimpse of the church through the trees. We explored the ruins and enjoyed the spectacular views of the local village and surrounding countryside. Rupea Castle We were surprised to find this impressive castle to be off the tourist track. Rose and I were almost alone in enjoying this Saxon/Hungarian castle, control seemingly frequently ...

If it’s Sunday it must be Peleş

A travel blog entry by jane.hebiton

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... Carol was transplanted in as the 2nd son on a German royal family).

Good King Carol also quite the collector of military artefacts and never before have I been so fascinated with "guns and stuff". Everything was arranged according by region of origin – all the Persian items, Hungarian, German, Turkish yadda yadda. And then arranged like a flat dried flower arrangement. Not the usual museum display. The piece de resistance was ...

Rally day 1

A travel blog entry by matthewswilcox

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... all happy it went so smoothly. Entering Romania we passed about 20 km of industrial factories and power plants. We thought this was going to maybe be what the rest of Romania would look like. False! It's gorgeous! It looks like a more grand version of Pennsylvania, complete with lots of horse drawn buggies. There are giant rolling hills in every direction and thick, thick forests every few minutes. Our first stop was the salt mines I linked ...

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This hotel is located on 4 Predelut Street, Bran.
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