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Vlad Tepes Romania
The footsteps of Vlad the Impaler, a great and cruel Wallachian king, the real character who inspired the Count Dracula's legend, can still  be followed through modern Romania.Vlad the Impaler has always been known for being a cruel but fair ruler. It is said that he despised liars, thieves and even beggars. His thirst for blood was mixed with...
Dracula
Dracula, the main character of Bram Stoker’s book, has become one of the main tourist attractions from Transylvania region in Romania. Many movies were made, books were written, legends  were told but what about the truth? Has Dracula ever existed? Was he truly a vampire? Was the Bran Castle the home of a unmerciful dark prince?I am not here...
Queen Marie's Crown
Queen Marie died in Peles Castle on 18 July 1938, 11 years after her husband’s death. She was buried next to her husband in the Monastery of Curtea de Arges. In accordance to her will, Queen Marie's heart was kept in a cloister at the Balchik Palace (now in Bulgaria) which she had built. Queen Marie's heart was covered with...
Queen Marie of Romania
Queen Marie, also known as Marie of Romania, was one of the most beloved royals in this country. She was the was Queen consort of Romania from 1914 to 1927, as the wife of Ferdinand I of Romania.Marie of Romania, grand-daughter of Queen Victoria of Great Britain She was born on 29 October 1875 at Eastwell Park in Kent, the...