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Rasnov from the front  
   

Rasnov from the front

10 Days in Romania -- Where is Queen Marie's Heart? and other things that have been keeping you up at night

October 13th 2016
We left Brasov early one day and set off on a mini road trip to Rasnov, Bran and Magura. First stop was 13thcentury Rasnov, a hilltop ruin built by Teutonic knights. We were using google maps and it was pretty reliable but not this time, nothing terrible, just an interesting detour. Instead of directing us to Rasnov town it took us by a gypsy settlement which was quite nice really. Ever ... 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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