Sinaia, also known as the "Carpathian Pearl", is a mountainous town located in an amazing alpine scenery on the Prahova Valley, only at 74.5 mi/120 km away from Bucharest. The city used once to be one of the favorite attractions for Romanian aristocracy and evolved into a major holiday destination when King Charles I decided to build there his summer residence, the Palace of Peles.
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Snow Kiting in Passo Tonale, Ponte di Legno, Trentino-South Tyrol Italy
Here, the weather conditions are ideal for practicing snow kite despite that the area is located in the foothills of the Italian Dolomites.
In the area, many guide schools are operating and the safety system meets very high standards. Snow kiting is the ideal sport for the passionate of the snow and the speed. In January 2013 here in Tonale was held the National Snow kite Championship Race. The sensation of the cold wind from the mountain and the amazing backdrop is the perfect context of intense emotions and guaranteed excitement.