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Family trip to Padis, Pietroasa, Romania

 
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added on 31st of August, 2008

Padis is the region located 20 km east wards from the former miner city of Pietroasa. It is a great spot for all kinds of visitors. There are nice places for a barbeque in the nature or walkrtips and hiking.

We visited in the Padis region the "Fire Glacier" ("Ghetarul Focului"), the "Ponor Castles" ("Cetatile Ponorului") and the "Ponor Valley" (Poiana Pomorului"), they are all great sites and kids love to escape in the wilderness.

 

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ultimatetravel wrote on May 17, 2009:
Quite a long hike you have done there. No wonder you are drinking it all up. lol By the way the scenery looks so peaceful and inviting, wanna go and visit there someday:)
 
 
 
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Calarasi History

During the nineteen century the city develops more and more as a result of the intense commercial activities held here, determining in this way the recognition of Calarasi as a city. Also in that period the city became the capital of Ialomita County and continued to grow year after year. After the Second World War industry developed significantly especially the branches related to agriculture. Even today agriculture remains an important occupation for the locals, the resulted crops being transported by boat, abroad or within the country. It has commercial connection with nearby cities like Bucharest and Satu Mare.... Read more »

 
 
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