The Mountains of Romania

The Mountains of Romania

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Walking and trekking guidebook to Romania's Carpathian Mountains. one of the wildest parts of Eastern Europe. This is a complete guide to exploring the Carpathian mountains and Transylvania, including both remote and more popular areas, such as Poiana Brasov, with detailed descriptions of main bases and ranges, and over 30 massifs, including the Eastern Carpathians, the Maramures, the Apuseni and Mountains of Banat and the Monasteries of Bucovina. The routes range from short, half-day excursions to 7 day hikes. The guidebook has over 40 maps and colour photographs and packed with vital information on language, local sights and attractions, travel issues, skiing, mountain biking and walking. Isolated for a long time, Romania's Carpathians offer some of the finest walking in Europe. There are well waymarked paths, adequate maps and a good network of mountain huts. More than just beautiful landscapes, Europe's wildest mountains offer a chance to discover a European scene that has now disappeared further west. There is a remarkable wealth of wildlife, the region being one of the last European strongholds of the wolf and bear. The author, James Roberts was a leading authority on walking in Romania, and guided walking groups there for several years. Sadly, although quite young, he died while this book was in the final stages of preparation.A guide to walking in the Carpathian Mountains James Roberts ... here to head south (red stripe waymarks), descending across the plateau with plentiful a#39;bus stopa#39; signs to an obvious junction with the blue stripe route down the Piatra MicAc valley past the Tamina waterfall to TimiAs de Sus a€” see a#39;Alternative accessa#39; below .

Title:The Mountains of Romania
Author:James Roberts
Publisher:Cicerone Press Limited - 2013-07-25


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