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Please read the first part of A Beautiful Week in Brasov, Romania before continuing. Near the city walls, there is a cable car that will take you up the mountain overlooking the city.  I’m a bit afraid of heights, but I got over my fear and decided to go up the mountain so I could take some good pictures.  The cost for the ride is 16.00 Lei.  I think this is more… Read More

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After spending a fun-filled two weeks in Bucharest, I headed north to visit the city of Brasov for a week.  The train ride took about 6 hours, which is a long time, but I occupied my time chatting up some locals and editing my photos.  During my three months in Madrid, I had thoroughly researched Brasov and thought it would be a perfect place to visit.  My week was filled with exploring… Read More

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Last week, I made the one hour journey via bus form Brasov to Bran.  It was an interesting bus trip.  My driver smoked the entire time and of course several of the passengers smoked too.  When I arrived at Bran, I smelled like an ashtray.  Most people around me didn’t notice my smell because they themselves were smokers; so I was the only one who noticed.  I guess that is a good… Read More

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