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Goat herder with his sheep and goats  
   

Goat herder with his sheep and goats

This is the first person we met on the road out of Bucharest
10 days in Romania -- Brasov and Peles Castle -- we are received by the official welcoming committee -- see first photo

October 13th 2016
We nearly went to Italy – again. Not that there is anything wrong with that but we were in danger of becoming serial visitors, automatically going off to Italy at every opportunity – well, it is pretty fabulous but then there are a whole lot of places that we have never visited that are also pretty fabulous. So we decided to visit Romania, Transylvania specifically. At Bucharest airport we ... 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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