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Single trail mtb in the mountains around Brasov City, Romania

We’ve been biking with our Swedish friends on the trails around Brasov for three years now and it just keeps getting better. The boys are a joy to watch, a continuous source of inspiration and awe. Their bmx origin is pretty obvious when you see them biking, and the combination of pure biking skills with a proper mountain-trail equipment and scenery simply works wonders.

For us it’s also a perfect opportunity not just to learn, but also to search for new trails. And we are happy to inform you that the possibilities are pretty … (>>>)

Wildflowers walk in Transylvania, active family holiday in Romania

As usual on each year I do I walk on backyard of Brasov, the high hills of Rucar Bran pass. This year I enjoyed this walk together with a Danish family, which were astonished by our nature, and not the last, by our wild flowers. This year was something special, because until begin of July was pretty rainy, and all over we saw beautiful and interesting wild flowers. Enjoy the photos! Iulian Five great days in The Carpathians We are a family from Denmark of four, including two teenagers. This was our first trip to Romania. Thankfully, a good fri… (>>>)

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… (>>>)

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 Bergen si… (>>>)

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 … (>>>)

Mountain biking in Transylvania, Saxon villages

Mountain biking in Transylvania, Saxon villages

Our first mtb tour of the 2014 season was scheduled just before Easter. A very sunny and warm beginning of April, coming after an equally warm and dry winter, gave as hopes for a perfect biking weather during our five days ride with Eileen and Yves.

Two days before starting the tour, winter finally came to our mountains. Not the best circumstances for a bike tour. Keeping our rides at lower altitudes, we fought our way through some wet snow and plenty of rain before switching for a day of ski-touring up in Poiana Brașov resort.

Then we moved … (>>>)

Ski touring experience in Romanian mountains

Ski touring experience in Romanian mountains

For Monika was the 6th ot 7th time in Romanian mountains, and the 3rd for ski touring. And this year she came with a group of 4 friends for one week ski touring in Bucegi and Fagaras mountains.

Our plans were a little bit changed by the snow conditions, quite poor for begin of February, but weather was just perfect, and at least we can enjoy the views 🙂

Originally we were planning to ski in Bucegi mountains and in West of Fagaras, at Barcaciu chalet. But taking in consideration the snow conditions we went at Balea lake, at least we start of skis in … (>>>)

Skitouren Erlebnis in Rumänien, Süd-Karpaten

Skitouren Erlebnis in Rumänien Bergen, Süd-Karpaten, in Fagaras und Bucegi Gebirge

Zwischen 21 Februar und 01 März war eine Schitourenwoche geplant mit Günther,  Franz, Hubert und Bartholomäus – Bascht vom Bergrettungsdienst Pongau (sehr fit und erfahren –deswegen noch mehr Spass gehabt). Fast überall in Europa waren dieses Jahr die Schneebedingungen nicht ideal. Und bei uns hat die Tour genau unter diesen Bedingungen angefangen.

In den ersten zwei Tagen zwischen unseren Touren mit mehr oder weniger Schnee, mit Schierntragen oder fahren haben wir über Laublawinen geplaudert und wie wichtig es wäre … (>>>)

Ski touring in Greece, Olympus mountain

Most of the mountain lovers do not make a connection between ski touring and Greece. For most of them, Greece is mean deep clear water, rock climbing, but not ski touring. In fact from the Greek mountains are coming the ancient Gods, Zeus have his home on Olympus mountains. So if are mountains must to be some snow too! After our experience in Macedonia republic, where we’ve been also for ski touring, we moved more South East, to Olympus mountain area. As in Popova Sapka, we were blessed with beautiful weather, blue sky; well, pretty windy o… (>>>)

Ski touring in Macedonia republic, Popova Sapka

I meet the group on spring of 2011, when we enjoy a ski trip in Romania, Bucegi and Fagaras mountains. The few years after we enjoyed another ski tour together in Bulgarian mountains, Rila and Pirin. As some of them confess, was one of the best tour they ever did. Weather was nice, snow was great, over all a great experience.

Now we were skiing for few days in Shar mountains, at Popova Sapka in Macedonia republic. Despite the poor snow all over Europe, we were lucky with enough snow and beautiful blue sky. Also, a walking tour in the capital cit… (>>>)