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Eastern Europe, The Surprise Behind The Brochures

Countries on the borderline, torn between the ever-changing west and tradition-bound east, crushed under the Iron Curtain, Eastern Europe has evolved in a very different direction from the rest of the continent. I’m sure you’ll be surpris...
by BarePockets on Aug 29, 2016

Turda Salt Mine was visited by more then 500000 tourists this year

Salina Turda recorded on Sunday, the tourist number 500,000 this year, he was awarded with cake, souvenirs and a lifetime subscription for two, transmits Mediafax. This enormous underground salt mine in Romania has been converted into an … Sali...
by We care about your travel on Mar 25, 2016

Turda Salt Mine was visited by more then 500000 tourists this year

Salina Turda recorded on Sunday, the tourist number 500,000 this year, he was awarded with cake, souvenirs and a lifetime subscription for two, transmits Mediafax. This enormous underground salt mine in Romania has been converted into an … Sali...
by We care about your travel on Mar 25, 2016

Turda Salt Mine was visited by more then 500000 tourists this year

Salina Turda recorded on Sunday, the tourist number 500,000 this year, he was awarded with cake, souvenirs and a lifetime subscription for two, transmits Mediafax. This enormous underground salt mine in Romania has been converted into an ... Salina T...
by We care about your travel on Nov 8, 2015

A Journey To The Center Of… The Salt Mine

It is unbearably hot. The arid plateau is slowly becoming a nightmare for the bunch of people desperately seeking shade, already having lost their patience. Standing there, in my sandals and shorts, I had a feeling I would soon regret my choice of wa...
by BarePockets on Jul 7, 2015

A Journey To The Center Of The… Salt Mine

It is unbearably hot. The arid plateau is slowly becoming a nightmare for the bunch of people desperately seeking shade, already having lost their patience. Standing there, in my sandals and shorts, I had a feeling I would soon regret my choice of wa...
by BarePockets on Jul 7, 2015

The history of one of the most “beautiful and strange” places in Romania

Dug in the Middle Ages for medicinal salt mining, Turda salt mine was converted, using ingenious engineering solutions in a theme amusement park. In an extensive article about salt in Cluj county, British journalists write that if hundreds of years &...
by We care about your travel on Feb 25, 2015

101 Destinations in Romania – The Turda Salt Mine

"...Entering the massive main hall, resembling a veritable underground fortress of the dwarves in The Hobbit, it's an entirely impressive and overwhelming experience. Seeing the huge Ferris wheel, or the bowling alleys, or the small lake created the...
by SilviuFlorinS on Apr 17, 2014

10 Most Unbelievable and Unusual Underground Places.

Thousands of unbelievable places to see with the best of all that is weird, amazing and bizarre in the world today. Open up a wonderland of curiosities you never knew existed and amaze your friends, your family, and yourself. Seeing is believing!The...
by Finding Neverland on Dec 17, 2013

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland (part III).

The salt deposit in Wieliczka formed in the Miocene Epoch, 13.6 million years ago. The Miocene period abounded in substantial transformations in the geological structure of the Earth’s crust. As a result of colliding tectonic plates new mountain ra...
by Simple.Interesting on May 1, 2013

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland (part II).

From the outside, Wieliczka Salt Mine doesn’t look extraordinary. It looks extremely well kept for a place that hasn’t minded any salt for over ten years but apart from that it looks ordinary. However, over two hundred meters below ground it hold...
by Simple.Interesting on Apr 30, 2013

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland (part I).

Poland’s Underground Salt Cathedral is Located 135 meters (443 ft) underground is the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine in southern Poland. Entered into the UNESCO First World Heritage List in 1978, it was also proclaimed a Historical Monument by the Pres...
by Simple.Interesting on Apr 29, 2013


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