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    Private tours in Transylvania, Romania. Experienced tour guide. Family company.
      E-MAIL us: gelutrandafir [at], CALL us +40-723.303.310

      Blogging on travel: Of Routes & Roses

      October 26, 2018
      Carta Abbey

      Carta Abbey – Cistercians’ easternmost outpost in Europe

      An Evangelical parish nowadays, the Carta Abbey was built around 1200 by Burgundian Cistercian monks.
      October 28, 2018
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      Wooden Churches of Maramures

      The wooden cathedrals of the Romanian peasants’ faith.
      October 28, 2018
      Maramures - sighet prison memorial

      The Sighet Memorial

      Sighet Memorial. The dreaded Communist prison has been converted in a Memorial to the victims and the resistance against dictatorship.  



      Fortified Churches

      October 11, 2021
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      Semantron call to prayer at Moldovita
      Built in 1532 by Petru Rares, the son of the famous Moldavian prince Stephen the Great, the church of the Orthodox convent of Moldovita is among the eight Romanian painted churches included on UNESCO World Heritage list.
      June 18, 2021
      Casa Ratiu turda
      CASA RAȚIU (Turda)
      Over the last century, Casa Rațiu has become a symbol of resilience and service of a family which played a crucial role for Romanian nation in Transylvania.
      March 15, 2021
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      The Royal Town – Curtea de Arges
      150 kilometres north-east of Bucharest, Curtea de Arges is the gateway of the Transfagaran mountain road, the second capital of Wallachia in the 14th century and one of the most important and charming historical towns of Romania.
      January 17, 2021
      K2 Winter Mingma 3 2
      K2, for the first time ever summited in winter by a Nepali team
      January 4, 2021
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      Transylvania – amongst National Geographic’s 25 DESTINATIONS ON THE RISE for 2021
      With ”its pastoral, old-Europe feel” and ”culturally complicated mix of Magyars, Saxons, Székelys, and Wallachians”, Transylvania is a recommended destination for this year.
      December 29, 2020
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      Dance of the Bear – a pre-Christian tradition well-preserved in Romania
      The Bear Dance is an ancient pagan tradition which survived in the eastern part of Romania - in the region of Moldova, around Bacau city.