This is one image from a collection of images from the famous Transfagarasan road. It is one of the highest roads in Europe and is situated in the Fagaras mountains, part of the Carpathian mountain range in Romania. It is a brilliantly engineered road and the gradient is never too step thanks to all those tight bends. It is a beautiful road and very dramatic, and most days during the summer months the air is filled with the smell of burning brakes!!
The people from Top Gear (British television show) drove across the road in Supercars and declared it the greatest road in the world. I however took these photos whilst cycletouring around Europe and these are the photos from my cycling exertions.
The other images can be viewed here...