August 2020

August 2020 Date From To Day kms Total kms Aug 1, 2020 Sofia Vidin 217 84.827 Aug 2, 2020 Vidin Trasalpina 243 85.070 Aug 3, 2020 Trasalpina Sebes 138 85.208 Aug 4, 2020 Rapa rossa Brad 103 85.311 Aug 5, 2020 Brad Halmagel 31 85.342 Aug 6, 2020 Halmagel Halmagel 0...

The Dracula’s castle

Europe If you ever go to Romania you will certainly visit its No1 tourist attraction, the Dracula Castle in Bran. But is it worthy the trip? Let me write some facts: Bran exists on the tourists’ map because of Dracula’s character. But the guy is only a...

A time machine to the Middle Ages

Akis Temperidis We didn’t know Sighisoara, as a town, as a name or whatever.  A fellow greek overlander, Yannis Yannopoulos, who is on his ultimate Overland Diaries trip mentioned the place during a chat we had while we were in Romania. We googled the town and we...

We could live in Sibiu

TheWorldOffRoad I admit I had a completely different perception of Romanian cities. I imagined them grey communist relics with loads of traffic jams and huge concrete blocks.  I should have known better. Craiova – the first town we stayed in Romania –...

Transfagarasan!

Europe It’s hard to spell and to remember the name:TRANS – FA- GAR – ASAN! It literally means it crosses the Fagaras mountains. These are part of the Karpathian range.  They say it’s the most beautiful road in the world. We really wanted to see if this is...