Horse riding

Horse riding in Banat

In the latest article I talked a little bit about the Herneacova horse riding center as a travel destination. It is one of the most recent tourist destination, since the equestrian facilities haven’t been open in the communist era. Still, the Romanians are finding horses quite relaxing, and a local…

Spring travel destinations in Banat #1

Banat region of Romania is one that flourishes during the spring. The temperatures are getting higher and you can out and do a lot of stuff. You want to know what to do if you are in Timisoara or somewhere in Banat this spring ? Here are 3┬álocations the we…

Bigar Cascade in Winter

Well, since I had to drive to Bucharest back in December, I decided to take another route than I usually do. Why is that ? Because I wanted to see how Bigar Cascade looks in the winter. I saw it in the summer, it was nice, although not “photographable” enough…

Huniade Castle Timisoara

Huniade Castle is the oldest known building in Timisoara, built by John (Ioan) of Hunedoara and is located right in the town center, being built between 1443 and 1447 on the ruins off an older castle from the 14th century. In the courtyard had been discovered the wall and donjon…

Freezing mornings in the spring

The spring here in Banat area is quite worm, with good temperatures, rising from March to May, having lovely mornings all around. But not this year. Because global warming. Neh, probably not global warming, although it might have an effect on the weather here. As I’ve said, usually we have…

Old Romanian Trains in Banat

About 5 years ago, when we’ve just bought a house in the southern part of Banat, I was traveling from that location to Timisoara when in the compartiment I saw two gentelmens from England that were traveling about with the local train. There were some gypsies there (the type that…

Timisoara Nord Train Station – 2011

Bus station near Timisoara Nord train station – November 7, 2011