"Romania, Eastern Jewel" Top 5 Page for this destination Romania by SanguiniA

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Romania is one of the most underestimated countries as a travel destination. There is plenty to see and do, and it is really cheap! Romania has a character of its own, in certain places such as in the Danube Delta region one cannot imagine that it is a European country!

Romania has been blessed with spectacular mountains and forests, awe inspiring castles, a rich diversity of wildlife, a spectrum of pictoresque landscapes and the hidden natural treasure of Europe - the Danube Delta ... How can one miss an opportunity to witness the wealth of this country? Ironically though, Romania is a poor country, as a direct result of their turbulent history of communism and the recent revolution and freedom. People are still scarred; some financially, some culturally and some even emotionally; but all in all the people are welcoming and so interesting to observe and try to understand.

Having an area of 237,5000 square km, Romania is a large country; the third largest country in Eastern Europe after Russia and Ukraine. The Danube River finishes its 9 country, 2850km long journey in Romania's Danube Delta. Most of Central and nothern Romania is dominated by the mysterious Carpathian Mountains, with Transilvania occupying the central plateau.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful country, so different from Europe with much to see and do
  • Cons:Too many poor people, still scarred and haunted by the country's turbulent history
  • Last visit to Romania: Jun 2004
  • Intro Updated Oct 18, 2005
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  • ovtandi's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2007 at 3:45 PM

    Terveisia Turusta! Nice Brasov page:)

  • andrei_popa's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2007 at 5:13 AM

    greatings and congratulationes for page and pictures!

  • Makart's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2007 at 3:50 AM

    These locations are so rmantic. You have nicely manage this page. I am compelled to visit here.

  • calcaf38's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2006 at 11:58 AM

    Thank you for visiting my new Guatemala pages, Alison. Romania is definitely a plan of mine, because that is where my family tree has its roots. Have a great sojourn in Helsinki, you lucky duck!

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2006 at 9:47 AM

    You have excellent pages; congratulations!

  • Carpathian_devil's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2006 at 5:46 AM

    Absolutely great comments on Romania !!!10X a lot. This makes me feel proud 2 live in such a beatufull country. I the neer future I promise to share some travellogues. See ya'!

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2006 at 7:06 AM

    beautiful. You've just reminded me that Romania is a place I really want to go to. I love hearing frogs, one of my favourite natural sounds.

  • highlandlaura's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2006 at 6:53 AM

    Thanks - good tribute to the area. I was scheduled to go a few years ago, but had to cancel due to unavoidable events. Remember TV series, "Fortunes of War"? Set it Bucharest.

  • 88Starflite's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2006 at 1:51 PM

    Very well done, must be really nice to see in person.

  • JessH's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2006 at 12:39 AM

    Hello Alison. Super tips and gorgeous photos, this is a really good page that I very much enjoyed! Those villages in the Danube Delta look lovely... Greetings from the desert :-) Jess

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