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    Pele Castle

    July 29, 2016 in Romania ⋅ ☁️ 25 °C

    Ah Pele Castle in Sinaia <3 surely the place fairy tales are set. To get to Sinaia it's a two or three hour train ride from Bucharest, I can't remember which. But it's a train ride worth taking.

    You arrive at a small train station in Sinaia on the side of a road. There's nothing else around except trees and a stone staircase. Once up the steps you are greeted with a magical view of the castle resting on the side of the green slopes. As you ascend the slopes you walk through a quaint little park on the banks of a river, the path is laden with market stalls of locals selling handmade crafts; bags, sweets, art etc. and you can hear the sound of an accordionist playing.Read more