With Helmut and Andi, the two brothers from Arad, who emigrated many years ago to Germany, and their gang of friends, we went to the mountains of Romania twice, to Piatra Craiului and Bucegi, as well as to the Macin mountains and the Danube Delta. And now we have chosen together the Fagaras mountains.
Our tour started at the Barcaciu hut, where the hutkeepers welcomed us as guests. We spent the next 2 nights at the newly renovated Negoiu hut (hats off for what you did there Marian and Roxana), climbing the Fagaras ridge, and enjoying Transy… (>>>)
There are 20 years since I organise outdoor journeys in Romanian mountains and I can remember most of my guests. And for sure I’ll remember the Australian wombats, Geoff, Max and Colin, and of course I Kate.
The original tour starts in Brasov and end almost in Sibiu, over 12 days of hiking in seven mountain ranges in South Carpathian mountain in Romania, kind of Haute route in Romania. But because of a very wet period in July, we had to reorganize our tour, but even despite the bad and wet weather, we succeed to traverse Piatra Mare mountain r… (>>>)