Christmas in Romania – Part 2: Turda Salt Mine and Ilea Bed & Breakfast

After Christmas, ten of us (six adults and four kids) loaded up in three cars and drove to Maramures, the north-western corner of Romania, near the border with Ukraine. The area is beautiful, with rolling hills and absolutely gorgeous lighting, guaranteed to make your photos glow – a photographer’s Paradise (if you don’t believe me, check out Adrian Petrisor’s photos).

On the way, we stopped to visit Turda Salt Mine. This out-of-this-world looking underground dwelling has been a mine used since Roman times but was officially built in the 18th century. It is now a popular tourist destination for those with respiratory troubles and healthy travelers alike, featuring self-service row-boat rides, a Ferris wheel, ball courts, and more. Continue reading “Christmas in Romania – Part 2: Turda Salt Mine and Ilea Bed & Breakfast”

It’s a big world out there…

… escape to it!

The world is big and beautiful if you choose to see it that way. Variety is the spice of life and I want to travel and taste as many spices as I can, while I can. One day, hopefully soon, I will do this for a living. Until then, I dare to dream, reminisce, and share some of my worldly travels and experiences.

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Intro to worldly travel blogging

Taking baby steps towards the big escape…

Some of the countries I was fortunate to experience include: Romania, Holland, Turkey, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Mexico, and The United States of America. I barely scratched the surface… There are many more countries that I would love to visit and many more unique destinations within each of the countries I have already visited.

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