Borgo Pass – Traveling In The Wake of Dracula

Posted by Pat on May 30, 2019 in Travel |

Our Return To Transylvania  –  30 May 2019 Today is what travelers on a tour call “kick-back” day. We face a long drive across the eastern Carpathains, over a few high passes, and through the Transylvanian Basin. Our destination is Torockoszetgyorgy, a town I couldn’t pronounce no matter how much alcohol I consumed. Our drive […]

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Hikes, Totems and Gates

Posted by Pat on May 27, 2019 in Travel |

Mt. Harghita and Énlaka Village. –  26 May 2019 The Transylvanian Alps are compact, rugged peaks that rise to a high crest of 8,346 feet at Mt. Moldoveanu just east of Brașov. But the eastern Carpathians, where I am currently, have an average elevation of 3,300 feet and exceed 6,200 feet only in the highest ranges. […]

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