I will not rant about this monahal retreat in the Buila Vanturarita mountains. I will only point you to it’s official site to get more info, and I will show you a few pics I shot in the area:
Ladies and gentlemen, I am sure this is the shot you’ve been waiting for for some time now, so with no further ado, by popular request:
In this area of retreat, one tree stood very different :
Yes, it’s a willow in the mountains, at 1500 meters altitude (!).
I strongly suggest you visit this quiet lonely place. As well as the whole Valcea county, which has hidden churches gallore. If you want to go to Pahomie in the autumn you will need a 4×4, as the road is muddy and becomes very bad because of tree cutters (big trucks) :