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After traveling through the beautiful region of Transylvania I followed my instincts and took a train to Timisoara.  Timisoara was my last stop before going to Belgrade, Serbia for a photography assignment.  After recharging in Cluj-Napoca I was ready for more exploring and taking photos. Timisoara is located in western Romanian near the Serbian border.  The city used to be part of the Hungarian Empire prior to becoming part of Romania.  I… Read More

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Have you ever heard of Cluj-Napocoa?  Do you have any idea where Cluj-Napocoa is located?  Honestly, I had never heard of the city until a good friend of mine in Madrid, who is Romanian told me that I should add it to my list during my travels in Romania.  Of course, I immediately began to read more about the city.  Everything I read was positive and enticing.  A huge plus of visiting… Read More

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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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I left Bran Castle around 2:00 p.m. and I hopped on yet another smoked-filled bus which was headed back to Brasov.  Several locals in Brasov told me that I should visit the Citadel of Rasnov on my way back from Bran.  They said that it was a real stronghold and that I would be able to get some amazing photos.  I couldn’t have been more grateful for their recommendation.  I told the… Read More

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