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The Muddy Volcanoes Romania

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 the locals call them, will reveal themselves to you in the following lines… At about …

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Dobrogea and Danube Delta

Although mostly known for the Danube Delta and the Black Sea resorts, the Dobrogea county has to offer much more than that. A painter would surely describe it as the land of its dreams. In the summer, the gold fields of mustard and rape, spotted from place to place by the passionate red of the …

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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 slopes which dominate the Prahova Valley, a popular land for its mountain resorts. A trip …

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Brasov the center of Romania

Also known by the German name of Kronstadt, the city of Brasov is one of the largest and most cherished cities of Romania. Surrounded on three sides by mountains, this was the perfect place for a medieval settlement. The old city, founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1211, is one of Romania’s best preserved medieval …

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BIHOR COUNTY

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 south, south-east and east) – 24% of the county’s area; hilly region with interhillock depressions …

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