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The Fountain  
   

The Fountain

The kids posing by the fountain at the castle.
Romania!

April 26th 2008
We made it to Romania! It took us 28 hours to get here, although we took a "slight" detour to Bavaria in southern Germany to visit Neuschwanstein, the legendary castle of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", built by Ludwig II, King of Bavaria. It was an amazing building, inside and out, although we could not take pictures of the inside. The whole thing cost 3.7 million marks, which was back in 1860! The m ... read more
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Romanian Flag The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more
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