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Poiana Marului 81, Poiana Marului, Romania | Hotel
 

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Battling the Transfagarasan

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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Today was solely focused on battling the Transfagarasan highway, Top Gear's #1 ranked road to drive in the world! It consists of 90km of a formerly military highway, that twists and turns its way over Romania's highest peaks (over 2000m), it's height results in it only being open for a few months a year, conveniently beginning a week before we arrived. At the beginning if the Transfagarasan, the Poenari Castle overlooked the ...

F*ck, more rain...

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

Thankfully it disappeared quite quickly....So headed south into Romania, did the backroads again but as that part of Hungary is quite flat is was a tad boring....
Plotted up in Timisoara, ready for some decent mountain roads tomorrow..No photos today, didn't want ...

TransAlpishing

A travel blog entry by aidan1150

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100km on fairly mixed roads took us to
the little town of Oriahovo where we were to get a ferry across the
Danube to Romania. Arriving at 10-30am meant that we had some time
to kill until the ferry was due to depart at noon. Apart from a
rather flagrant toilet block there were no facilities al all to speak
of so after a look about which took all of three minutes I took a nap
on a ...

My Trip Around Europe 3

A travel blog entry by morgan749

Day 7: Today we continued on our travels and today we are going to Timisoara. When we got there we went to Gradina Zoologica Timisoara. It was a nice zoo and we learnt lots about Romanian wildlife. We saw bears, deer and many other animals. We really enjoyed ourselves. After lunch we went on a boat tour of the Bega River. The scenery was really nice and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had a great day today and we are really looking forward to ...

The Blacksmith - Stepping Back in Time - Part 1

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings

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I woke on Friday, October 21, feeling tired but exhilarated. I realized how many sights I had seen in such a short time, and how many thousands of kilometers I had traveled in the past few weeks. I was about to set out on another journey that morning with a friend of Bogdan's who was also a guide.

Chiri picked me up at 8:00 am and we set out for an area in the mountains where we were going to see a working forge. I am not 100% certain exactly ...

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