... rather than have breakfast at any of the good cafes in Brasov, we decided to go for something quick at McD's. The sad thing is that it took over ten minutes for the food, and it seemed to cost as much, if not more, than what it would cost back home.
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 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