I took about a million pictures while I was in Eastern Europe., and it will take me a while to get them organized. But I’ll begin with our last stop: The Carpathian Mountains and Dracula’s castle.Actually, Dracula wasn’t real, you know. The Castle was said to be Bram Stoker’s inspiration for the story. The guide said that Vlad the Impaler only stayed there for two nights. The Carpathians:

The highest peak in the Carpathians is about 8000 feet. As for the castle, here is the the castle courtyard:

The princes of Romania at the time of the castle. You’ll recognize Vlad:


And the castle:

Mighty Creepy!

Thanks to Russ for pointing out a duplication in my What’s New in Science book. Page 132 and 138 are the same. I was unable to correct it while I was in Europe. I’ve now done so. As soon as I receive my new proof, the corrected book will be available. In case you bought the book already, here is the stupid cartoon that was left out:

I figured out what was wrong with the Guess Who Got Lucky listing. The book contains some naughty cartoons. I marked it as not for children, so it wouldn’t come up in a search. That’s corrected now. Here’s the link:

Guess Who Got Lucky

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5 Responses to Thursday

  1. Bob says:

    That’s pretty cool.
    I am leaving for Romania on Sunday (for work)
    Staying in Victoria.
    I plan to visit the castle next weekend, if I have time.
    I would love to see more of the Romania pictures.

  2. Mary Ellen Beebe says:

    I visited here a couple of years ago. It was a wonderful trip! Nice to look at your pictures. Look forward to others!

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