Month: Monday June 30th, 2014

Mountain biking on Bran Country trails, Transylvania, Romania

Fun in the mud on Bran Country trails

Unexpected familiar weather was waiting Martin, Pat and Ryan in Brasov when they came to Romania for a mountain bike tour in the Bran Country. Based in Amsterdam and London, the three friends were accustomed to cycle in wet conditions. Definitely more than I am, as the weather around here gives you most of the time the freedom to get picky – “it’s kind of cloudy, I think I will stay home today”.

We didn’t have that option with our tour, so we headed joyfully into what the s… (>>>)

Der Höhepunkt unserer Reise: Eine nasse Wanderung im Bucegi-gebirge

Der Höhepunkt unserer Reise: Eine nasse Wanderung im Bucegi-gebirge

Eine erste sehr sonnige Urlaubswoche in Siebenbürgen liegt hinter uns. In der zweiten Woche unserer Reise haben wir eine dreitägige Wanderung in den Karpaten geplant. Ich, gebürtige Siebenbürgerin, will meinem Mann und unserem 6-jährigen Jüngsten zeigen, wo ich als Kind meine Ferien verbracht habe: Vorgesehen sind die Fogarascher Berge.

Julian Cozma, unserer Bergführer, erwartet uns morgens an der Hotelrezeption in Kronstadt. Es regnet. In den … (>>>)

Familienwanderreise im Bucegi-Gebirge, Rumänien

Der Höhepunkt unserer Reise: Eine nasse Wanderung im Bucegi-gebirge Eine erste sehr sonnige Urlaubswoche in Siebenbürgen liegt hinter uns. In der zweiten Woche unserer Reise haben wir eine dreitägige Wanderung in den Karpaten geplant. Ich, gebürtige Siebenbürgerin, will meinem Mann und unserem 6-jährigen Jüngsten zeigen, wo ich als Kind meine Ferien verbracht habe: Vorgesehen sind die Fogarascher Berge.

Julian Cozma, unserer Bergführer, erwartet uns morgens an der Hotelrezeption in Kronstadt. Es regnet. In den … (>>>)

Hiking with nos amis Belges, Transylvania, Romania

We were 5 men looking for some trekking adventure, and this is where we found it. The whole experience has been a success, the organization, our mountain guide Horia (excellent man!) and the trek in itself was just excellent. The Carpatthians are stunning mountains, with very different landscapes as you move from an area to another over the days. We’ll be back some day, that is for sure. And it will be with this organization: mountainguide.ro Thanks Iulian and Horia. The belgian bunch, Axel and friends, April 2014 – photo… (>>>)

Hiking with nos amis Belges, Transylvania, Romania

How many times did we say to our old classmates or childhood friends, on those rare occasion we see them: “You know what? We should do that more often. We should do something together regularly, like we used to”. And we don’t, because we are all too damn busy.

Well, some people actually do that. We’ve guided Swedes who were making yearly trips around the world with friends they made more than 30 years earlier. We’ve shown the wanders of Bran Country to a group of Belgians in their early thirties who already … (>>>)