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 … (>>>)
I’m not sure how to say this, but sometimes words are not enough to describe the pleasure of meeting some people or, even more, taking tours on the mountains with them. I was speechless after I met Arnon and crossed most of the Fagaras ridge with him, in just two days. I did this tour many times before, not as fast as now, but I enjoyed it every single time! I was speechless to see how much a person can enjoy a tour like this and how much fun such a tour can be!
First, I planned this trip together with Tiberiu from Bucharest, who said he was fit enough f… (>>>)
June can be heaven or hell! Well not as hot as is in hell maybe, (I never been there. Yet) but sometime weather can be unfriendly! Of course, weather is not so important when you traverse half of the World for hiking in Transylvanian Alps, the important part is the equipment you bring with you for a tour like this, the adrenaline you have and the expectations. In small words, we get wet every day of our trip, but also we dried the equipment over the night, being ready for the next day adventure. And we enjoy every step we did in Bucegi and Fagaras m… (>>>)
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… (>>>)
Family vacation in Romania
A little bit of everything: some trekking in Piatra Craiului and Fagaras, visits to Bran Castle and walks into Brasov city center, samples of authentic rural life in places like Viscri or Ucea de Sus villages, a little bit of fishing at Beclean village and Panicel resort, a short visit to the lipizzener stud in Sambata de Jos and some riding sessions at Popasul Craiului and at Panicel. Plenty of activities to keep a Swiss based German family of four busy for almost ten days in the South of Transylvania.
Warm … (>>>)
Middle of August was hot and busy! It was a weekend tour during one of the busiest weekend for those who choose to go by car up to Balea Lake! I mean, was very busy! I have to walk on the road for 3 km to arrive at the hut, because the latest 3-4 km from Transfagarasean highway was full with cars…
Anyway, out tour was far from the drivers and cars!
After the tour we enjoyed a dinner in Ucea de Sus village, as usual I can say 🙂
Enjoy the photos,
Iulian, Brasov city, 12 October… (>>>)