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Poeinari Castle ..  
   

Poeinari Castle ..

... the legit castle of Vlad Tepes, built by noblemen he had enslaved and forced to work until "the clothes fell off their bodies". But legit still doesn't mean there are any ties with the Count Dracula of fiction!
BL #35: Drive a Giant Red Jelly Bean

August 6th 2014
Geo: 45.3733, 24.6319Romania's Transfăgărășan - called the "World's best driving road" by none other than Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear fame, it can be one of the highlights of any visit here. It's the second-highest road in Romania, winding through the Southern Carpathian Mountains like a serpent's twisted body, complete with hairpin turns, S-curves, ... read more
Europe » Romania

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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