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... traffic, (Romanians on holiday we have discovered are not early risers,) and a mostly good surface. The views are breathtaking, as is the sight of a line of market stalls all set up for business in the middle of nowhere. We rode at a casual pace taking in our surroundings and stopping for the obligatory photographs. It's a very fine road but not up to the build up it has had from those bunch of juvenile half wits ...
... and it was at that time it took on the name – the black church due to the substantial smoke damage effect.
Just off the square we pass through the smallest roadway in Romania and out to the residence of Vlad's supposed mistress. While incredibly cruel he was not completely heartless. During his reign he did not like the amount of power that the German's held in the town so he kidnapped and impaled some of them on the outskirts of town as a warning. ...
... range for a few hours and had a good look around Brasov. It is a large city, around 250 000 people, modern, great cafe society and everyone speaks excellent English. A former walled city, but located in a valley so has some sentinel towers still standing on the surrounding hill.
A group of us followed Andie up the cable car to Mount Tampa, 903 m, with cracking views over the city. Brasov also boasts a massive Hollywood style ...
... river flowing nearby.
That's about it for castles and forts. We're outta here. Leaving Brosnov for Sighisoara - still in Translyvania.
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... s mistress lived in - supposedly.
Very lively city at night. Lots of outdoor cafes and a good atmosphere.
Did a day trip to see Bran Castle. Caught the local bus - about 30km. Nice castle but better from the outside than inside. Dates from 1378 but has obviously had makeovers. Probably had to when Queen Marie lived there in the early 1900's. Was interesting to read the connection between ...