Lovely trip. Lovely senery. Silence and tranquility for those who want to get away from hum of busy city… Pestera is a special place, much different from Sinaia or Predeal. It’s a kind of a hidden valley located in the heart of mountains. The trip became my first experience in mountain walking. We’ve made around 15 km each day. In fact, I’ve never walked so much in a single day in my whole life:) Physically challenging, though exciting. Definitely a good excercize. Liked a lot walking on snow..
Presence of Iulian inspired the confidence and feeling of safety in a trip. Hotel was great, though the road imho requires SUV. Alternatively u can get there taking cable car up from Busteni and then descending down to Pestera with a backpack. There is a beautiful monastery located in a cave nearby. Those who like can even visit monastery service.
Looking forward to new mountain adventures.
Thanks to Iulian and my companions Marc and Beth.
Alexander Sidorov, May 10 – photos here