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Thunder boomed us awake before dawn, then I fell back asleep and dreamed that our tour for the day would have to be canceled, but by the time we were to meet Florin, it was fine. 2 villages planned for today, Viscri was the first. A rutted sometimes paved road took us past a ...
... arrive at the ticket place at 10:55. I picked a bad line and went changed over bc I realized the one I was in wasn't moving. I had Brasov written down to make sure that the woman could understand me. She pulled up the tickets and there were no 2nd class tickets. The person behind me I think was in a hurry or super nice bc he interpreted the info immediately in English for me. I bought a 1st class ticket which was 50% more but it was only $6 extra dollars in the grand scheme ...
... hopes of making it before the rain started. No such luck. We got caught in a really heavy downpour and by the time we made it to some shelter under an ancient city gate, we were already soaked. We waited for about 20 minutes and when the rain didn't show any signs of slowing down, we decided to just go. By the time we finished the almost 10 minute walk from the gate to the hostel, we were absolutely drenched. We've experienced rain everyday for the last ...
... descendants were able to prove ownership and reclaim the castle which is back in private hands-- oddly, the claim didn't include all the artifacts and furniture, which the governments kept and put in a separate museum-- which nobody visits! This leaves the actual castle quite bare. Finally, there is no actual association between Vlad Tepes, Dracula, Bram Stoker and Bran Castle-- the connection is tenuous at best. Stoker never actually visited Romania, but ...
... mountain, taking a road less populated. The piney air, wildflowers and mountain views were so uplifting. Why don't I hike more often at home?! SF folks, I'm counting on you to give me a hard time about that when I get back.
There was a festival on the square that night, with singers and dancers in traditional garb. Again, no pictures, friend. I was in the moment for that one. The dances were complex, like swing or square dancing with stomps and story lines involving dragons.