Trascău Fortress

            Autumn is my favorite season for traveling in the Carpathian mountains, and those who read my previous articles could easily see this. The symphony of the colors and the gentle sun rays turned any journey into an experience of my soul. This autumn I decided to take a trip to Trascău Mountains (Romania), an…

Ruinele cetății Halmyris

         Ruinele cetății Halmyris se găsesc la circa 2 km de localitatea Murighiol și reprezintă un sit arheologic în care săpăturile, ce au început în 1981, continuă și în prezent. S-a descoperit astfel că în această zonă, între sec. IV a.Chr. – VII d.Chr., au existat trei mari perioade de locuire: getică, romană timpurie și…

The Rupestral Monastery Corbii de Piatră

        About 50 km far north of Pitesti, in the village of Corbi, on the banks of the Doamnei River there is the partially rupestral monastery named Corbii de Piatră (the Stone Ravens Monastery), a place of worship carved in the sandstone. The history of the monastery is lost in the darkness…

The Rupestral Monastery of Șinca Veche

           In Transylvania, a region where Romanian, Hungarian and German communities lived together for centuries, religion has been an anchor in troubled times, and churches, monasteries and sketes tell us today their story. Two years ago I was surprised by the shape and the story of the ”St. Nicholas” Church in Densuș. Last year, I…

The Gorges of Dobrogea

          In the heart of Dobrogea County, between the villages Cheia and Târguşor, there is the Geological Reservation ”Dobrogea Gorges”. We drive on the county road No. 222, which winds through an oak forest and suddenly after a curve it reveals the splendor of some strange shapes. The limestone walls of no more than 30…

Enisala Fortress

           Enisala Fortress is a place that can provide a great opportunity to spend quality time for both the passionate of history and nature lovers. Located on the Gras hill, it is actually the ruins of the only medieval fortress in Dobrogea. The name of the fortress is a combination of two words: the Turkish…

Tuzla beach

      In summer it is increasingly difficult to find a quiet beach on the Romanian seaside. The tourists who are wishing to listen to the waves and admire the pure beauty of the sea are increasingly moving to the southern coastline of the Danube Delta. But there is a pleasant surprise halfway between Constanta and…