The Transfăgărășan – translation: Romanian mountain pass of beauty and fear

After visiting: Sinaia’s Peles Castle, Bran Castle, Brasov, Rasnov and Sibiu, it was time to take the highway through the Romanian Făgărăș (Fah-gah-rush) Mountains. Being from Canada and from a province that is home to part of the Rocky Mountains, I have driven through the mountains on the Trans-Canada highway many times, which has this: Not so bad. There is also a cement guardrail along the edge of the road…

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Dracula’s Castle the true story – Visit Romania

Ever think about visiting Dracula’s Castle? Well you might be interested to know the true story about Bran Castle in addition to what you know of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I have to admit that I don’t recall having read Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I remember watching a really old movie which based on the book, but I don’t think I’ve actually read the book. Not to worry! I already have the…

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