Category Archives: Romania

Brasov: How to see it from the sky

Brasov is often referred to as “the city at the foot of Mount Tampa”.  The town’s original defense fortress was built on this mount but, when Vlad Tepes (the Impaler) attacked Brasov in 1459-1460, the citadel was dismantled, and forty merchants were impaled on the top of Mount Tampa. Brasov was originally Stalin City In…

The strange shapes of the Ciucas mountains

Autumn was fast approaching, Brasov had its first sprinkling of snow, the trees were turning from lush green to that orangey-browny colour, it was freezing cold and I still had the Ciucas mountains and the bears to visit before we left Romania in search of the Bulgarian coast. The Ciucas Mountains These strangely shaped mountains…

Edenland: Want to go zip lining in Romania?

When you think of Romania, the first image that your brain conjures up is definitely not zip lining. Right!? So imagine our surprise when we found out that Romania has an adventurous zip lining park on the outskirts of Bucharest. This is what to expect from Edenland. What is Edenland near Bucharest? Edenland is a…

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