Being practically on the frontier--for the Borgo Pass leads from it into Bukovina-- it has had a very stormy existence, and it certainly shows marks of it.
At the Borgo Pass my carriage will await you and will bring you to me.
We were entering on the Borgo Pass. One by one several of the passengers offered me gifts, which they pressed upon me with an earnestness which would take no denial.
Coachman whip your horses I beg you please go fast For darkness fast approaches And we are in the Borgo Pass
A place of death and terror Or so the tales of peasants tell Of the undead and of vampires And other spawn of hell Why did I come to this cursed place?
• Special accommodations, the finest selections of "Dracula Hotels" including Dracula's Castle in Transylvania - Bram Stoker's imaginary castle in Borgo Pass
where, he placed the Bloody Count Dracula, accommodation and candle lit dinner,
Among the topics are his studies in Early English and related languages as an undergraduate at Oxford 1913-15, William Craigie's significant folkloric influence on the style of The Hobbit, lexicography and other early linguistic preferences, his concept of philology as mythology, dynamic metahistory and the model of Christopher Dawson, the wild hunt and Sir Orfeo, mid-century perceptions of the ancient Celtic peoples of England, and perilous roads to the east from Weathertop and through the Borgo Pass
And now, high on the Borgo Pass
, the imposing building before me seems to have a grim foreboding, lashed by wind and rain.
Other sites include the Snagov Monastery where he was buried, Curtea Domneasca (Drac-ula's palace in Bucharest) and Castle Dracula Hotel, built on the Borgo Pass
where the count's fictional castle was.
But the real heart of Dracula land is in the Borgo Pass
. It was the dramatic scenery of the Carpathian Mountains which inspired Stoker, and miles of eerie forests, uneven crags and snowy peaks, swirling fog and rushing rivers bring the Count back to life.
The Borgo Pass
in Romania with its winding roads, breathtaking views and Dracula's Coffin
It's also on every good vampire-hunter's map along with the Borgo Pass
in Transylvania, Whitby in Yorkshire, where the Count first sank his fangs into innocent Lucy Westenra's neck and terrified her with "those red eyes."
The folkloric aspects of the Dracula legend are also covered: visit Dracula's Castle in Borgo Pass
built in accordance to Bram Stoker's imagination and enjoy a candle lit dinner here, visit the Golden Crown restaurant where Jonathan Harker enjoyed a traditional Romanian meal before confronting Count Dracula.