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Birthday in the mountains, new server

Posted: 2006-09-27 22:22:18, Categories: Travel, General, Romania, Hospitality exchange, 375 words (permalink)
Last weekend I celebrated my 29th birthday hiking and camping out in the wild. The picture is from the top of Mt. Pietrosul, the highest peak of the Calimani mountains. At 2102 meters above sea level it's not very high, but the views were still great.… more »

An evening with Transsylvanian shepherds

Posted: 2006-09-22 16:01:47, Categories: Travel, Romania, Hospitality exchange, 669 words (permalink)
Last Tuesday I was cycling in Northern Transsylvania and planning to camp or stay in a pension somewhere by lake Colibita, a beautiful mountain lake next to the Calimani mountains. The road was following the lake shore but from a few dozen to a couple… more »

A fox who wanted food

Posted: 2006-09-14 14:04:11, Categories: Travel, Romania, 689 words (permalink)
I was camping in a beautiful place by a small river in the Apuseni mountains, Romania, close to the Padis mountain hut. I had spent a good part of the afternoon climbing uphill narrow and bumpy gravel roads, resulting in a record low 9.0 km/h average… more »

Memories from North-Eastern Hungary

Posted: 2006-09-06 02:01:15, Categories: Travel, Hungary, Cycling, 186 words (permalink)
I spent the last eight days cycling through the North-Eastern Hungary, stopping in a few places. The landscape was hilly in Eger and Miskolc, and then turned into great plains when continuing towards Debrecen. Here are a few nice memories from the area,… more »

Caving, bathing and partying in Budapest

Posted: 2006-09-02 13:03:32, Categories: Travel, Hungary, 752 words (permalink)
In Budapest I skipped a few museums and went for some activities instead. The first one of them was a trip to Matyas-hegyi cave under the hills of Buda. It was a labyrinth of tunnels in the limestone. My earlier visits to caves on this trip often… more »

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