Camping

From Romania’s haunted Hoia Baciu Forest to the shadow of the Matterhorn

Camping in the Hoia Baciu Haunted Forest

Legends abound about a small patch of woods in the heart of Transylvania called the Hoia Baciu. Documentaries have filmed its mysterious crooked trees, and photos have captured suspected UFOs hovering over it.  In the center of the forest, nothing will grow in...

A Night In The Mystery Field of Danes

On the morning of August 19th, we woke up in our car in the middle of a strange field.  It had rained all night and was still raining.  From Bâlea Lake to Peleș Castle, north and west to Salina Turda and the haunted forest of Hoia Baciu, rain would be our near...

Cârtisoara, The Heartbeat of Romania

They say home is where the heart is. Whether for you that means where your family lives, where you grew up, or wherever you happen to be living at the moment, home is where your warm and fuzzy memories have been patched together like an heirloom quilt, the pla...

5-Seenweg (Five Lakes) Hike

The Alps surrounding the town of Zermatt, Switzerland offer lots of great options for hiking.  One of the most popular is the 5-Seenweg, or Five Lakes Trail.  Part of its popularity lies in the fact that it isn't terribly difficult, a cable car in Zermatt offe...
Views from the Castillo de Monjardin in Spain

Camping at Castillo de Monjardín

Se dice que lo construyeron los romanos, lo hicieron fuerte los moros, y con la ayuda divina lo conquistaron los navarros. It is said that the Romans built it, the Moors made it strong, and with God's help, the Navarros conquered it. ~Carmelo San Martí...