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Forgot to mention an incident at the lunch in the village. After enjoying schnapps and wine Heather saw what she thought was a rabbit. After investigating, it was a dog. Thus the story of the TBR (Transylvanian Barking Rabbit ) was born. Not sure how much wine she had had. Every time we see a dog we refer to it as aTBR. We have visited many medieval citadels, old churches and fortified castles built high on hills with watchtowers. Each is different in its own way and interesting. In Viscri ...
... pretty at night.
Next day was our final day with the family started with a leisurely boat ride on the Danube passing Parliament House and Budapest Castle and we got to see where Zoltan's mother used to live. Zsuzsi recommended we see the Market Hall next to her old University where we had lunch.
Farewell dinner was down near St Stephens Cathedral, lots of atmosphere. After saying our goodbyes to Mark, Zsuzsi and her ...
... really. Finally met our driver guide next morning, Stefan. Seems nice and has perfect English. First stop in Transylvania was Hunedoara to visit the impressive Huniade Castle built in the 15 century. Next stop was Alba Iulia to visit the Roman Colony "Castrum Appulum" the capital of Transylvania. Saw a magnificent Orthodox Church beside a rather plain Catholic Church. Standing up at the ruins ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150km along a mainly rural route towards the Romanian border. We pass through villages where there are stork nests on the top of every lamp post. Curiously some nests have just 1 adult standing guard whilst others have 4 or 5 clambering for space. Must google why!
... name; it was invented by Bram Stoker as a fictional name for what is known as the Tihuţa Pass, a pass in the Carpathian Mountains that connects Bistrita with Bukovina. Dracula's castle is also a work of fiction - the only Castle Dracula is a theme hotel, built in the mid-70s to attract tourists. And it worked, because here we are. We pulled up to the structure as a storm was brewing - as I photographed the hotel against ...