Month: Saturday June 29th, 2013

Climbing highest peak in Romania, rhododendron tour in Fagaras mountains

An unusually crowded Podragu hut welcomed us mid-June for a three days escape up on the Fagaras Ridge. Together with Marga and Thomas we climbed up to Moldoveanu Peak, marching through patches of blooming rhododendrons, enjoying some marvelous views and nice weather. It was a surprise to see so many trekkers up the mountain so early in the season. Most of them were from outside Romania, coming from France, Belgium, The Czech Republic, Israel. Apart from the staff working at the Podragu hut and some shepherds scattered along the trail… (>>>)

Traveler to Romania, walking in Transylvania and Maramures counties

Traveler to Romania, walking in Transylvania and Maramures counties What is meaning to travel to Romania? Why to travel to Romania? I try to answer to the second question first. I hear so many times this question, why you go there for hiking, mountain biking or for ski touring? Is a country with not a very good reputation, in East Europe, etc… but I can say that the reality is very different from what the travelers expect before they arrive! And this is the good part. They find here what they wish for, nice hiking, biking or ski tours, g… (>>>)

Rumäniens Landschaft während einer Wandertour im Gebirge Siebenbürgens bewundern

Anja ist zum 2. Mal ins Rumänische Gebirge gekommen und hat eine unvergessliche Tour gehabt. Das erste Mal war Sie im September 2012. Damals haben wir einen großen Teil des Kammes der Fagaras Gebirge, die Alpen Siebenbürgens, durchquert. Beendet haben wir die Wanderung in der Nähe der Berghütte Barcaciu, wo wir Preiselbeeren direkt vom Strauch gegessen haben. Dieses Jahr haben wir die Tour mit dem Überqueren des Piatra Mare Gebirges begonnen. Aus der Nähe der Stadt Brașov, ging es bis an den Fuß des Bucegi Gebirges, in das … (>>>)