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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The plant life in Ceahlău National Park

The plant life in the massif, protected by the foundation of Ceahlău National Park, displays extremely valuable mountain ecosystems, most of them continuing in all sub-areas, and contains a luxuriant mixture of a wide variety of species. The reserve is a genuine paradise for researchers and visitors owing to the outstanding scientific importance of the vegetation growing on the rocks, most of the plant groups grown on rock shelves, on a limestone layer, or on conglomerates which is endemic (only locally spread). Moreover, its interest equally lies in the fact …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ceahlău National Park

No mountain in Romania has ever charmed the trekkers’ sight stronger or excited their imagination as Mount Ceahlău has…
This majestic dome of the Oriental Carpathians and of the entire Moldavian land, with its aura of the millennia-old geological turmoil that pushed it majestically and proudly from the bottom of the ocean has been blessed with centuries of people stopping for a while in its clearings, grottos and its pastures to hunt, pray, and graze their sheep.
Looking from the surrounding area or from Ceahlău’s peaks, the eye has always rejoiced at …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Sea in the Mountains

The Izvorul Muntelui Reservoir – the largest and the only one in the Romania where people celebrate “Navy Day”– can reach a maximum area of 32.6 square kilometres and a 96m depth. The reservoir can house up to 1,250 million cubic metres of water and usually stretches on some 35 kilometres, mainly at the foot of Mount Ceahlău.
The reservoir was built behind the impressive dam erected on the Bistrita River between 1950 and 1960 according to the design of the engineer Dimitrie Leonida. The dimensions of the dam, a “weight …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Fishing on Lake Bicaz

Starting 15 June, is opening the fishing season on rivers and lakes in România. All fish are caught after a skilful fight between them and  fisherman Who’s smarter? On Izvorul Muntelui Lake is fishing from motorboat or rowing only, or from the shore. Fishermen know the places and place their tent while preparing their arsenal of rods and bait for perch, carp, bleak, trout, bream, chub, crucian carp and so on. Right on this time the bream is at stake and if I am lucky to place through which passes any herd, i will catch …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Virgil Bărbuceanu Horse Base in Piatra Neamt

Base horse named after Colonel Virgil Bărbuceanu riding champion in was founded as Sports Centre in 1986. Since there is arranged one of the best land in the country for horse jumping over obstacles, over the years, at the horse base, were organized and televised numerous national and international competitions, who benefiting from the presentation of wellknown sports commentator, Cristian Ţopescu.
Stables of the base horse are currently host 19 horses, belonging to Lipitan breed, some of them use for hiking or carriage rides and 6 ponies used to delight children …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Armindeni * at Bicaz Chei – climbing the sheep at the sheepfold

Climbing the sheep up the mountain, at the sheepfold, is a pastoral celebration since Dacian times, which happens in May, with the formation of sheepfolds. It is the time for first milking of the sheep when are registered the rights of each part (shepherds – owners) of the products resulted. However are repaired the old sheepfolds and are organized by the participants, according to tradition, a true pastoral celebration. As known at Bicaz Chei is rooted this ancient celebration that overlapped Armindeni feast dedicated to the god of vegetation, considered the protector of …