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Brasov's new airport, Romania

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop General travel tip
added on the 23rd of June, 2009
Brasov will have, starting from next year, most likely an international airport, that will link this marvelous city with the rest of the world. Now, given how badly the Romanian roads are, it's pretty difficult to get here by car. The train is an option, but also romanian trains suffer from 'slowliness'.

 
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The situation changed as the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires began to show signs of weakness. By the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century, all the regions of Romania were symbolically united by a wave of patriotic awakening. Romanians had schools, churches and a newspaper in their native language, and were even granted citizenship for several decades – they soon [...]
 
 
 

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