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Buila Mountains are located in the central northern part of Vâlcea County. In the distance, there are the highest peaks of the massif that can be seen: Buila (1849m altitude) and Vânturariţa (1885m altitude). Arnota Mountain (from where I took the picture) has an altitude of only 840 m and is formed of limestone. At his foot you can see a limestone quarry that had been worked for about 40 years and still functioning. The quarry offers a rather selenian scenery, by comparison to the firwood around it. After a slanting, difficult and dusty route, you can reach the top of Arnota Mountain that leads to the beautiful foundation of Voivode Matei Basarab (Prince of Wallachia) built between 1633 and 1636 - Arnota Monastery. Further away, you may only climb the sky!
I didn't want to miss seeing the whole landscape sitting on that modest bench near the monastery :)

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  • Copyright: Oana Do (Oanana) (14)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2006-11-16
  • Categories: Natureza
  • Camera: Canon PowerShot A95
  • Exposição: 1/1000 segundos
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original
  • Date Submitted: 2007-04-11 18:39
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