Travel Blogs from Sacele
... Bran Castle rarely, yet it did not deter throngs of tourists from swarming over the fort. The exterior of the castle was very impressive and the torture exhibition held all manor of creative and depraved ways to cause harm to people. From Bran, we venture south to Siniai, for the Peles and Pelisor Castles. Peles Castle was impressive but contained a mix bag of architectural themes, creating a building unique to all the others ...
... the alpine meadows near the mountains summit. Alas, we were not fortunate enough to see any potentially dangerous animals, however the views were spectacular and Dan did impart his knowledge of Romanian cultural and lifestyle onto us throughout the walk. One example, marriage is considered a very important part of the villagers life. Therefore, when ...
... 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 ...
... languages but no English. He was friendly and humorous, when he wasn’t hustling, and played Frank Sinatra music tapping on the steering wheel out of time with the beat and humming along to words he didn’t understand.
Lastly, to my family, hope Uncle Guy’s funeral went well, or as good as a funeral can. Sorry that we weren’t there. We send all our love to all the Mirabella’s, especially Nanna and Vittoria and her ...
... br> Well, we had our minds set on castles so castles we must have. As our first attempt was frustrated, we head back down the mountain to Bran Castle. Thanks to Bram Stoker, this is the castle most closely associated in popular culture with Dracula, though in actual fact there is absolutely no relation between this castle and Vlad Țepeş. His real castle is much further north, and this one has been turned into a ...
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