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Sinaia

July 27th 2011
An easy and worthwhile daytrip from Brasov is to Sinaia, which lies conveniently on the train line to Bucharest. Like Brasov, it is surrounded by the Carpathian mountains, making it a perfect setting for the beautiful Peles Castle. From the castle, it is a short walk to the monastery, through a wooded area with sounds of a stream nearby, and also a man playing the pipes. Vendors sold grilled c ... 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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