Foreign students from 11 countries visited this week the surroundings of
Arad city in Western Romania, as part of the international
project “Discover Romania Beyond Dracula”.
Organized by the Romanian branch of AIESEC, the largest students’ organization in the world and financed by the Romanian Ministry of Youth and Sports, the project wants to show foreigners
The itinerary planned between July 20 and August 31 covers three areas of the country, the first one including the cities of
Arad, Craiova, Oradea and Timişoara.
The group of foreign students arrived in
Arad in the beginning of the week, visited it and the next day went outside the city.
Their first stop was at the region’s only Buffalo Farm, built in Pecica in 2012 and extended last year with a modern
After visiting it, they used the bikes offered for free by the farm to make a
trip in the town and to the nearby woods. Visitor Center
Students from countries like
Pakistan, Brazil, Belarus,
Turkey or Portugal
stopped at a Romanian Orthodox Nuns Monastery, located in the forest, 6
kilometers away from Pecica.
After the trip, they returned to the Buffalo Farm, where they had slices of the famous local bread spread with lard and onion, a typical snack of the rural cuisine.
The students, who took a lot of pictures, will share their experiences in
on their personal blogs and social media accounts.
Some of the photos will also be displayed at exhibitions organized in