Travel Blogs from Gura Humorului
Omg! The Rock concert is on again tonight! The bass from the DJ actually shakes the floor in my hotel room. Went to the four UNESCO listed 16th century frescoes monasteries today. This area is beautiful. It is up in the mountains, blue skies, light breezes- my kind of weather! The frescoes in these churches are unbelievable. The north side of the building's frescoes are gone due to the "cold ...
Long day just driving. We left the central section of Romania and are now up by the Moldova and Ukraine border. Drove thru the Carpathian Mountains, Bicaz Canyon to Lake Rosu. We are presenting in Gura Humorului. So lucky, a small festival in town and I am fortunate enough to have a room overlooking the music! Drove thru some really charming villages with very interesting architecture but for whatever reason we could not stop for ...
... hours to change. This dates back to Soviet times, in order to ensure that foreign
train cars would not enter the country in case of war. Additionally,
spending 13 hours on a train during daylight seems like a complete waste
of a day. The plan was to arrive at Suceava in the morning and take the 1 PM scheduled bus to Chernivtsi.
Gara de Nord is a very large station, and was packed with travelers despite that it ...
... enough to visit four of them. The first monastery we visited was the Voronet Monastery. This monastery was built by Stephen the Great in 1488 to commemorate the victory of the Battle of Vaslui. This monastery is often referred to as the Sistine Chapel of the East. It features a depiction of the Last Judgement painted in ...
... belief that the light of God shines through the image of the rising sun. Each monastery is also dedicated to a patron saint. The first monastery we stopped at was the Humor Monastery, which was built in 1530. The exterior frescoes are predominantly red. There is a badly faded depiction of the 1453 siege ...
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