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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Regions, Southeastern Europe

Beyond Dracula

by Catherine Lovatt For the tourist Romania offers a confused mixture of parochialism and modernity. History has left a visible imprint on the landscape marking with clarity the stages of development. Communist blocks and industrial wastelands contrast with cliffhanging Transylvanian castles, horse drawn carts, painted monasteries and an unspoilt wilderness. Beautiful yet ugly, Romanian tourism […]