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- Airport Transportation
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... and windows are very small and there are secret passageways, some which we navigated with difficulty. The castle houses 60 timbered rooms, and some of these are connected by underground passageways.
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... and surprising place. But to come all this way on a motorbike just to ride two roads that are bettered by dozens in the Alps makes no sense at all.
Once over the Transfagarasan we joined the busy main road towards Brasov. We were glad when we were instructed by the Satnav to turn onto more minor roads. At least we were glad for the first few hundred metres. At first it was a concrete road surface, or at ...
... or devil. Vlad then took on the nickname of Dracula, meaning son of Dracul.
Vlad reneged on his taxes to the Turks so they sent 2000 troops to make him cough up, where upon Vlad's army, using stealth and ambush, captured these soldiers. They knew that they couldn't defeat the much more powerful Turks, so they used the very modern technique of terrorism to win the day. Vlad had the 2000 Turkish soldiers impaled, putting pork fat on the poles ...
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The train, while not exactly a high-speed magnetic levitation train, or maglev line that we rode in Shanghai, China, was comfortable enough to relax a little.
The entire train ride was filled with field after field of yellow flowers. At first we thought they were ...
... There was no way we were trekking up it by foot, in flip flops. Wouldn't have been a very sensible idea and would have taken us about a year to reach the top. As we arrived at the top we had to walk 10 mins to the viewing platform, as this was bad enough. Trying to avoid slipping on the uneven surfaces in flip flops and climbing up rocks etc was a mission, especially when it was uphill on the way back, really hurt my back. The ...