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Sep 21, 2009 - Brasov, Sinaia, Bran and Rasov

Spent five days in Brasov touring it and the surrounding area towns/castles. Brasov is a very alive medium size city; ~ 280,000 population. It lies in a valley with mountains around. Large central plaza and numerous pedestrian cobblestone streets lined with cafes & shops. While in Brasov, we took day trips to Bran Castle, infamous as that of Dracula, who was created by Bram Stoker based on the real life Prince Vlad the Impaler. Went to estate/palace of King Karl I, first king of independant Romania; around 1890's. Also visited 13th century...

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