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Danube Delta – Water, Willows & Fish Soup

What do you do when life takes you by surprise? Do you open yourself and embrace the challenge? Do you shy away and rather stick to the familiar? How do you draw the line between adventure and insane risk? For many years I was literally afraid to visit the Danube...

Hiking in Romania: Padis – Cetatile Ponorului, Apuseni Mountains

I told you in the previous post in the Hiking in Romania series that the harder a place is to reach, the cleaner and the more exciting it is. Apuseni Carpathians trails are hard to reach indeed, especially if you don’t have a car, but they are worth the pain. Those...