Things to know about the Galbena gorges

Things to know about the Galbena gorges

Located in the southwestern and western part of the closed basin of Padiş - Fortress of Ponor, Galbena is a drainage corridor to the Beius Depression for the majority of the water from the Padiş Basin. Almost throughout the whole area, the Galbena include narrow gorges, bounded by vertical walls and steep slopes, with numerous waterfalls and is very difficult to cross. The upstream sector is the most spectacular, the portion between the Izbuc of Galbena and the confluence with the Luncşoa... [ read more ]

The main tourist attractions in Braila

The main tourist attractions in Braila

The Danube, this wonderful way of European water, after crossing 2500 km, like feeling its end, it splits into two branches, the Macin (Old Danube) and the Cremenea (Danube), hoping that at least one of them will not meet the sea. The Greek historian and geographer Herodotus wrote in the 5th century BC the following: "between rivers that has a reputation and are navigable when you come from the sea, it is the Hister as well" – the Hister is another name for the Danube. In the course of thi... [ read more ]

The Small Island of Braila

The Small Island of Braila

One of the most important agricultural areas of Romania is the swamp of Braila. Between the two arms of the Danube, the navigable Danube on the west called the Cremenea arm and the Old Danube in the east called the Macin arm, was one of the most important hydrological units in the Danube. With a total length of about 60 km and a width of 23 km, the Swamp of Braila has a total area of 99 000 ha. If we add to this area the floodplain part from the outside of it, the whole area is over 153 000 h... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Braila

Tourist guide to Braila

The County of Braila is located in southeastern part of Romania on the Lower Danube with an area of ​​4,766 km2 and a population of 392,000 inhabitants. The center of the area, the city of Braila was mentioned in 1350 in a Spanish geographical work under the name of "Drinago". In 1368 it was mentioned in a document of the ruler of Wallachia, Vlaicu Voda. In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries Braila was considered the largest sea ​​port on the Danube, here came the ships fromevery ... [ read more ]

Cultural life and education in the ancient city of Braila

Cultural life and education in the ancient city of Braila

Braila is one of the oldest cities in Romania and has been the most important port of Wallachia, the southern part of Romania. Situated on a large terrace, at the union of the two main branches of the Danube, where the river becomes available for the medium sized trasport ships, Braila is an ancient city with numerous archaeological remains from the Bronze Age and the Geto-Dacian Era, discovered in the neighborhood of Brailita. The city of Braila encouraged cultural life from the earliest age... [ read more ]