At the foot of the mountain pass, tips of Gothic turrets and towers loom into sight above the stretch of dense evergreen which nestle between the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains. Having driven, (and survived!) through the Romanian winding roads since early dawn, the clouds now reveal a dramatic backdrop of ancient forests and mountain peaks. When the castle finally comes into view, distant memories of late-night films fill the impending … [Read more...]
About Dianne Thomas
Dianne Thomas is an English teacher, freelance writer and renovator of an old, village house in Bulgaria. After traveling and working extensively in Europe and beyond, she now divides her time mostly between London and Bulgaria.