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What you need to know about visiting the town of Evian, France
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What you need to know about visiting the town of Evian, France

Since the discovery of ‘miraculous’ benefits of the mineral water from the spring Cachat, this city, now called Evian-les-Bains, attracted all sorts of celebrities, from the kings of England until Romanian ‘Princess Anne de Noailles (Brancovan), or Marcel Proust. We couldn’t omit, in our little tour of Europe, this village located near Geneva, in the south of Lake Leman. Unfortunately, we got late in the evening, and the cold weather of early March didn’t help us too much. Surprisingly, the accomodation is not expensive in Evian, although you can find it cheaper in the neighborhood. Instead, bistros and restaurants display menus that make a normal meal for 2 people to jump from 70-80 euros even a simple Resto. You are here in the homeland of mineral water, indeed, but their cele...
Palace of the Parliament – People’s House – the Socialism Victory
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Palace of the Parliament – People’s House – the Socialism Victory

The Palace of the Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) in Bucharest, Romania, also named it People’s House (Casa Poporului) or House of the Republic (Casa Republicii), is a building of the Romanian Parliament. According to the Guiness Book, the Palace is the world’s largest civilian administrative building, the most expensive administrative building and the heaviest building. The Palace was designed and rised by the Ceasescu regime with the romanian people money and a lot of sacrifice of lifes, as the seat of political and administrative power.The Palace measures 270 m (890 ft) by 240 m (790 ft), 86 m (282 ft) high, and 92 m (302 ft) underground. It has 1,100 rooms, 2 underground parking garages and is 12 stories tall, with four underground levels currently available for the general ...
Bran Castle, Alias Dracula’s Castle
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Bran Castle, Alias Dracula’s Castle

Bran Castle or Dracula’s Castle, as we known it, is closely connected with the image of a famous Romanian leader, Vlad Tepes, who was, in fact, captured and imprisoned in 1426 in the dungeons of the castle by his friend Matthias Corvin. At that time the castle had a major importance in defense strategy on Rucar Brasov-Bran, and an important economic, historical and military role.Castle appears suddenly in its medieval beauty, more threatengly than any imitation you find at the bazaar near the castle. Almost you fell shivers since you go upstairs! It’s a warning for those who have no physical condition because of the castle position.The price of visiting Dracula’s Castle is very cheap, around 5 euro / person and it also included, if you like, a visit to the museum village of Br...