VIlla Santa Maria
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free parking
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... was like going back in time. The streets are all cobblestone, and the buildings are brightly painted different colours. We had to rush through which was too bad, but we didn't want to miss our train back to Sibiu. One cool thing we did see (from the outside) was Vlad the Impaler's birthplace. We woke up early on the 7th and hopped on the train to Brasov, central Romania, to meet up with Dimity and Rich again ...
... but the ruins themselves were really interesting to walk around. I loved reading all the information of "Dracula's" connection to this place, as well as learning about the construction of it. Vlad Tepes is the man that Dracula is based on and he used this fortress while fighting the Ottoman Empire. At the bottom of the fortress there are two really disturbing statues of men who had been impaled. Impaling was Vlad's specialty in battle. ...
... you bizarre jokes that make you laugh until your bellies ache. But remember, to complete the reversal, after the cabbage rolls you must also down a refreshing bottle of excellent Romanian white wine, in the cool mist of the magical stream."
So that's how we spent the rest of our night, just another quiet evening in the lovely Enchanted Forest, reversing the curse. Screw you, Gypsy ...
... portion of the drive.
What should have been a 3.5 to 4 hour drive, ended up being somewhere between 5 to 6 hours - damn you, Garmin!!! After we were 90% of the way to Sibiel, we realized that we had been paralleling the main highway for quite some time, and could have easily shaved an hour or more off of the drive had we simply trusted Google! But no matter, as we finally reached our destination, Pension Mioritica, which I ...
... entrance to the old castle courtyard among cannons and bricks. The views of the countryside were beautiful and the mountain ranges span quite the distance. When up there you felt a sense of accomplishment climbing 1480 stairs. I was proud. Yes very proud.
That evening we stayed in Sibiu among the cobble streets and castle-like buildings. We walked to the Grand square where most of the shops and restaurants are located and ate Italian food in ...