Categorie: Travel in Romania

The Bucegi Mountains

The Bucegi mountains cover the central part of Romania and own their fame to the spectacular landscapes and the accessibility of their routes. Well known for hiking, winter sports and alpinism, these mountains are high compact blocks, edged by steep …

The National Art Museum of Cluj

The National Art Museum of Cluj possesses an extremely precious patrimony of Romanian and European art: painting, sculpture, grafics and decorative art. Set up in 1951, the muzeum has ever since benefitted by older stocks small part of an old …

The Muddy Volcanoes

Shots from a science-fiction movie? Moon landscape? Vision of Hell through the eyes of a soon to be famous painter? Neither of them, although the truth is not too far away… The muddy volcanoes or „the gates of hell” as …

BIHOR COUNTY

Situated to the western – north-western part of Romania, in the historic province of Crisana, on the sides of the Crisul Negru, Crisul Repede and Barcau rivers Area 7,544 sq. km 631, 095 inhabitants (1995) Relief mountain area (to the …

Sibiu City – One of the Oldest

Sibiu City was the strongest fortress in Transylvania, and it was never conquered… One of Romania’s best preserved medieval towns and in 1700, the last outpost of Western Europe, as it was the farthest place where mail from across Europe …

Predealul – peisaj pitoresc

Predealul-peisaj pitoresc, da cam asa se paote descrie prin prisma unui fotograf. Pentru ca zilele trecute am fost la Predeal si am facut ceva fotografii am sa le impartasesc si cu voi. Am plecat pe jos de la marginea partiei …

Bucureşti – capitala turistică a României

Vorbind despre marile orase ale Romaniei, situezi, fara doar si poate, capitala Bucuresti – centrul administrativ, cultural si politic, in fruntea clasamentului. Conform celui mai recent studiu al Institutului National de Statistica, ce dateaza din 2008, 20 % din populatia …

Steaming through Maramures

Deep into the forest, a narrow-gauge train leads its way each morning through the county of Maramures, taking its passengers through out-of-this world scenery. A photographers’s dream, a once in a lifetime experience, call it whatever you like. One thing …

Bucovina Area

It doesn’t quite matter if your faith is strong or not, the orthodox monasteries of Bucovina and their surroundings will amaze you from the very beginning till the end of your journey. Located in the northern part of Moldavia and …

Amprente ale spiritualităţii: Mănăstirea Sihastria

Judeţul Neamţ, dominat de culmile Ceahlăului, se înscrie în istoria Moldovei şi a întregii ţări ca un ţinut de deosebită importanţă. Numeroase sate şi locuri stau mărturie a unei istorii zbuciumate şi la fel de numeroase biserici şi mănăstiri dovedesc …

Amprente ale spiritualităţii – Manastirea Brancoveni

Mănăstirea Brancoveni se află în apropiere de Piatra Olt, în satul Brâncoveni, sat în care s-a născut Matei Basarab (1632-1654) şi Constantin Brâncoveanu (1688-1714). Încă din secolul al XVI-lea boierii Brâncoveni au ridicat aici o curte şi o mănăstire, totul …

Manastirea Cotmeana – Amprente ale spiritualitatii romanesti

Aflata in judetul Arges, avand hramul Buna Vestire, manastirea Cotmeana este una dintre cele mai cunoscute asezari monahale din tara noastra. Manastirea Cotmeana – istorii vechi Pe locul unei vechi biserici de lemn, apartinind unei vechi sihastrii, asezata in mijlocul …