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Old June 10th, 2009, 08:13 PM   #1
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Calaveras's weekend trips: Brasov & Sibiu 2 romanian jewels

Hi guys , i've been watching this site for a long time but for some reason i coud'nt make an account(something about activation) ,any way here's my first shared weekend:
started visiting Rasnov fortress (near Brasov)



fortress inner plaza






view from the top of the walls


returned to downtown Brasov
view towards main square and Black Church



counciul square house


counciul square and brasov sign on top of mount tampa


Brasov viewed from the sign




and we're off to sibiu, wich is about 1,5 hours away
driving along the Carpati mountains


arrived in the evening in sibiu
the big square and cathedral







and some daylight pics


the big square





cityhall and catholic cathedral


liar's bridge and evanghelical cathedral


view from liar's bridge


and finnaly some pics from balea damm wich is situated along the Transfagarasan highway



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Old June 11th, 2009, 12:45 AM   #2
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Thanks for photos. I visited both cities in 1973 and their centres haven't changed from what I remember.
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Old June 11th, 2009, 11:54 AM   #3
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Sibiu changed for sure, it had a total makeover in in 2007 when it was the european culture capital
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Old June 11th, 2009, 02:41 PM   #4
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It`s nice to see a peace of Romania.
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Old June 11th, 2009, 04:34 PM   #5
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Thank you for joining us with your sweet photos!
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Old June 11th, 2009, 05:28 PM   #6
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Beautiful cities! I'd love to go there.
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Old June 11th, 2009, 06:14 PM   #7
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Beautiful pictures of two beautiful towns. Thank you for showing us these, i've never seen them on there before.
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Old June 11th, 2009, 06:37 PM   #8
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That place is really beautiful beyond imagination; very nice set of photos, thanks for sharing them
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Old June 11th, 2009, 10:57 PM   #9
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glad you like them , here's some more of beautifull brasov for you from a different ocassion when i was in the city


black church facade


around the old town





and here we have union square ,where there is one of the oldest churches in the country


and next to it the oldest school in Romania - built and functional around the 12 century

inside pic


10 minutes away from downtown up the mountains there is Poiana Brasov a well known ski resort , to bad theres not much happening there except winter


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Thanks for the pics, these cities look awesome.
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nice pix.
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Old August 16th, 2011, 01:33 PM   #12
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i almost forgot about this thread , here are some more recent pics from transilvania

sibiu september 2010 ,was the capital of Good Manners that year









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Old August 18th, 2011, 09:57 AM   #14
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Nice to see beautiful pics of beautiful places....thanks for sharing.
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