Dracula “Vlad the Impaler”

1480 steps to a mysterious tourist location: a little known fortress of Vlad Țepeș (Vlad the Impaler) also called Vlad Țepeș Fortress or Negru Vodă Fortress. Poenari castle, on the top of Mount Cetăţuia, in a fortified natural setting, at a distance of 25 km from the municipality of Curtea de Argeş, rises the PoenariContinue reading “Dracula “Vlad the Impaler””


Also labeled “the Road to the Sky”, “the Road to the Clouds”, “the Best Driving Road in the World” and even “A spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania” the TransFagarasan climbs, twists and descends right through Moldoveanu and Negoiu – the highest peaks in Fagaras Mountains and in Romania. This is no pass through a gapContinue reading “Transfagarasan”