• Balkans,  Romania,  Travel

    Transfagarasan highway, Romania – discovering the top of Carpathian mountains

    While watching the Top Gear crew facing Romania, I didn’t think that I will have the chance to check out exactly the same road as they did. Luckily the views on the way turned out to be so movie-alike that Clarkson’s quotation describes it perfectly as: “That’s what we came here for!”. Transfogarasan highway, or rather Transfăgărășan in Romanian language is the highest located road (DN7C) with the total lenght of 151km (around 90km is curvy) and height of 2034 meters above sea level. This road crosses the highest mountain range of Romanian Carpathian Mountains (Fagaras Mountains). And except of amazing mountain views, sheep all around and wildly walking donkeys,…