Enisala:Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

The Enisala Fortress (often referred to as Heracleea Fortress) is a 12th to 14th century medieval fortress sitting high on a hill overlooking Lake Razim (Razelm) and a vast field of reed grass and water channels, in Tulcea County, Romania. 

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Poenari: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Poenari: A lovely and rustic climb and a must if one is ever to explore the beautiful Cimpulung Muscel City. 

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Transalpina North: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

I rode the south site of Transalpina in 2015 (here) and had to go back for the North side. They are both as amazing and challenging. Be aware this is for the bravest cyclists out there. But if one takes it easy as I did and enjoys the views, 100 something photos later reaches the top of the climb at 2100m altitude.  Continue reading Transalpina North: CycleRomania*The Road Collection

Voina: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

One lovely climb to Voina Hut and by the Rausor Lake. One must take it while in the lovely city of Campulung. My climb started at 600m altitude and ended 18 km later at 1000m. After comes the descent. What a joy!  Continue reading Voina: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Chiojdu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

 

Chiojdu is the name of the village from were this fabulous short but hard climb starts. It has only 1 km length with an average 13%. The route I picked had 50 km through Prahova and Buzau Counties.    Continue reading Chiojdu: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Mățău: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

 

img_6640Taking this route will get one to the top of the Mățău Hill – The highest Romanian hill. One will also be rewarded with a fabulous view of famous Câmpulung City.  Continue reading Mățău: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Pietriceaua: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

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Pietriceaua is a fabulous village in Prahova County, Romania. It`s as rustic as it gets. To ride to it one my pass through a roller coaster of climbs and descends.  Continue reading Pietriceaua: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

Predeal, Rucar: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection

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There are two sides to this fabulous route through the Rucar-Bran Pass: from Predeal to Campulung, from Campulung to Predeal. I cycled the first in 2015 when I started my Road Collection. You can see it … here… Either way the 90 km route is as fabulous from both directions. Best to take the train from Bucharest to Predeal and pick a perfect autumn day to make sure you take your time and admire nature in its beauty.  Continue reading Predeal, Rucar: Cycle Romania*The Road Collection