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The Best Preserved Natural Reserve in Europe? This whole site was built as an attempt to answer to this ample question, but I’ll try to do a summary on this page, leaving you to discover the rest. Let’s start with what Danube Delta is not and does not have: Overcrowded – You’re in the middle […]


Beautiful Shots of Pelicans in Danube Delta and Greece

Dalmatian Pelicans Mobbed by Gulls
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Earlier today I rand into a couple of beautiful photos by Hungarian photographer  Bence Mate, a couple of which were taken in the Danube Delta.  They depict several rare scenes that you don’t get the chance to see every day, so I had to share them with you. They will definitely bright up your day. […]

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Danube Delta Cruises

Danube Delta Cruise

Sure, planning your vacation to the last detail is something that you might like very much. It’s great to know that whatever it is, you have it covered. But sometimes, you simply want to relax and enjoy your time. You get a few days free from work or school and all you want is to […]

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Water Resources and Wetlands 2012

Water Resources and Wetlands Conference

If you’re somewhat of a scientist and you’re particularly interested in the behind-the-scenes data that involves the Danube Delta, then you might want to join the “Water resources and wetlands” international conference that the Romanian Limnogeographical Association (this is the first time I hear about this word) is organizing this September in Tulcea. The basic […]

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The Roșca-Buhaiova Reserve

Pelicans in Roșca-Buhaiova

Danube Delta is a huge biological laboratory, with twenty strictly protected areas where the lack of human intervention has allowed nature to develop in a way that you’ll never find anywhere else in the world. Probably the most important of these protected areas is the Roșca-Buhaiova reserve, located somewhere in the north of the delta, […]

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Fântâna Mare (Bașpunar)

The Church in Fântâna Mare (Bașpunar)

In August, when I was visiting the Uspenia Monastery with my family, I didn’t really feel like attending the mass. I’ve been there many times and it holds no more misteries for me. Since I have this passion of just roaming around the countryside to visit places, I decided to head to the woods following […]

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Saon Monastery

The Site of the Saon Monastery

A great place you should visit in northern Dobruja is the Saon Monastery. A group of monks that left the Celic-Dere monastery after it became specialized in nuns founded the Saon chapel in 1846. They first built the Cilicul de Jos hermitage not far from the Cilic valley, before finally settling on this beautiful site […]

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