Bucket List 196: Romania!

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Country 23/196: Romania. Although known for their vampires and eerie castles, we soon discovered that Romania’s nightlife is also notorious – as we stumbled from casino to casino in the historic capital. From Bucharest, the route to find Dracula takes in one of the “greatest roads in the world” (if Jeremy Clarkson is to be believed) as well some blood-curdlingly tall dams and monstrously steep mountain passes. Only after navigating them do you discover the truth about the real-life Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, and from where his gory name originated. A very surprising, underrated corner of Europe.

The Road Travelled

Tales From Romania

Soviet Reunion

October 22nd, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Last week, Yugyeong and I met with god and the devil in the Bulgarian countryside, crossed the Danube into Romania, before surviving a freezing Transfagaraʂan Highway to reach Bran. This week, we begin the journey north, through some of Europe’s darkest, and most surprising corners. Day 92 - Bran, Romania to Chiʂinau, Moldova Our penultimate…

The Not-So-Grand Bucharest Motel

October 16th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Last week, Yugyeong and I drove the length of Turkey, stopping by the mosques of Istanbul, before finally arriving at the E.U frontier. This week, we delve deep into the Bulgarian countryside, celebrate my birthday in the ‘oldest city in Europe’, and cross the Danube into Transylvania. Day 85 - Kozlets, Bulgaria to Devils Throat…

 

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Country: 23/196     Visited: Autumn ’17

 

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