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Timisoara and the South West of Romania

We love Timisoara and the South West of Romania. Our tours there were very successful. Timisoara is a wonderful and vibrant city. Timisoara is the city where the spark of the 1989 Revolution was ignited. But then, the Revolution moved to Bucharest. With a population of roughly 300.000 people it is one of the largest …

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Holiday in Maramureș in 2020

A holiday in Maramures, Romania, in 2020, is something to be considered. Maramures is a place where time stands still. An important historical region, close to the Ukrainean border, it preserved its traditional look over the centuries. There are plenty of websites where you can find good information. How do you get to Maramures? Start …

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Craftsmen in Maramures: the lady who makes traditional shirts

Looking for craftsmen in Maramures is not an easy task. Even for someone who speaks romanian, it might be difficult, let alone a foreigner. I was in Maramures recently on a tour. I was there with two ladies from Belgium and they wanted to meet some local craftsmen. Well, Maramures is a place where the …

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Moldoveanu Peak in Fagaras Mountains in one day?

If you want to do hiking in Romania, Fagaras Mountains must be on your list. Fagaras are also called the Transylvanian Alps. Why Transylvanian Alps? Fagaras Mountains are located in Transylvania. They offer some of the most spectacular landscapes in the mountains of Romania. With peaks over 2000 m, and many beautiful glacial lakes, they …

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