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Snagov Monastery and the Mogosoaia Palace near Bucharest, Romania

We set our bags outside the room early and then went down for an early breakfast.  We are touring the countryside near Bucharest today with stops at the Snagov Monastery and Mogosoaia Palace. The Palace has a lovely setting on … Continue reading

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Bucharest, Romania

We had the breakfast buffet at the Radisson Blu. It was essentially the same food as at the Hilton, but with a nicer presentation. We saw one of the families that had been at the Hilton joined us for the … Continue reading

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Brasov, Transylvania

  In all fairness, this post should be titled Brasov, Transylvania and a conversation with Alex, a Romanian.  As our private tour continued through the day, I really felt I had the opportunity to get to know a person more … Continue reading

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Countryside Touring in Transylvania and Wallachia, Romania

Ok, I admit it.  When I knew we were coming to Romania for a River Cruise I wanted to come in a few days early so I could visit Transylvania.  Its not that I believe in vampires, but there is … Continue reading

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