Camping

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

camping in the Hoia Baciu Haunted Forest of Romania

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 i...

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

After spending the better part of a half day exploring Zermatt, the gateway to the Matterhorn, we were ready to leave the bustle of town to start hiking.  The loop hike we wanted to reach was the 5-Seenweg, a rather short and easy hike past five lakes in the m...
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...