Transfăgărășan and Transalpina – Touching the Sky

My dear blogger friend, Gin, gave me the honor of writing a guest post on her blog, and asked me to share something spectacular about my country. I’ve decided to share a few things about my two favorite high altitude roads, Transfăgărășan and Transalpina. Check out the complete article on her amazing blog!

Darwin on the rocks and around the world

My dear blogger friend, Gin, gave me the honor of writing a guest post on her blog, and asked me to share something spectacular about my country.

Romania has a breathtaking landscape, but unfortunately, it’s not that well advertised, so most tourists have no idea about it. We have some of the most gorgeous mountains, and the roads crossing them, situated at very high altitudes, are absolutely spectacular.

That considered, I’ve decided to share a few things about my two favorite such roads, accessible only during summer (approximately from June, when the snow melts, to September), Transfăgărășan and Transalpina, both crossing two high groups of mountains, as suggested by the prefix ‘Trans‘, which means ‘Across‘.

Transportation

Both roads are an attraction and a challenge for hikers, cyclists, drivers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike. If you think about taking some sort of train or bus to visit both locations, you can forget about it. There…

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5 thoughts on “Transfăgărășan and Transalpina – Touching the Sky

  1. Wonderful post Lucy have loved reading it and seeing your photos. Off on my travels to Europe today so must dash off and pack – will hopefully be able to stay in touch with the blog world via my iPad and Le Chic En Rose facebook page but excuse me if I’m not online as much as normal! Have a lovely weekend 🙂

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    • Thank you once again! Both are some of my favorite places in Romania, so it was nice to share them with you 🙂 I can’t wait to hear how your travel went. I hope you’ll have fun and the weather will be gentle. In Netherlands is kind of cloudy and raining, but I hope UK will be nicer to you. Say hi to your daughter! Looking forward to some short updates! 🙂 Have a lovely weekend! ❤ x

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