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The Transfagarasan Highway

We would like to have a section called “the best of… Romania”.
With our first “the best of…” wanted to give you the energy, the sense of fresh nature and adventure and to inspire you for a great incentive, for both men and women, together or gender groups, why not?

What Wikipedia says about it?
The Transfăgărăşan (trans – over, across) + Făgăraş or DN7C is the most dramatic and second-highest paved road in Romania. Built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run north to south across the tallest sections of the Southern Carpathians, between the highest peak in the country, Moldoveanu, and the second highest, Negoiu. The road connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia, and the cities of Sibiu and Piteşti….read more on Wikipedia.

How it was built?
The Transfăgărăşan Highway was built between 1970 and 1974. A brief presentation with numbers might be difficult to follow, but for those who have the patience to read it is worth saying that about 3 million tones of hard rocks were dislocated, 830 transverse works and 290 000 cubic meters of masonry were made for building those 92 kilometers of road. For building the Capra – Balea Tunnel there were excavated over 41 000 cubic meters of rocks. There were also used 20 tones of dynamite, 3 573 tones of cement, 89 tones of concrete steel, 24 000 of anchors, 129 tones of brazed nets, 14 200 square meters of encasements, 1750 meters of concrete tubes, 4 100 meters of pipes, 50 tones of metal composites, 6 900 cubic meters of grit, 6000 cubic meters of gravel, 3 000 tones of crushed rocks and 740 lighting lamps...

What’s Top Gear experience?
... And its true :)

Why not go for a ride on the Transfăgărăşan highway and have some fun?