Travel Blogs from Sighisoara
... restaurant in the new town beneath the citadel.
Aside from the rather unpleasant street kafuffle between young Romanian boys and two (much) smaller gypsy boys (they really do seem to be treated as an underclass here), there is little else I can say to explain the oddness of the place. Perhaps it was just a feeling, the eerie feeling, that the town exuded. Maybe that comes with being the birthplace of the real life ...
... century, and altar piece around 1450.
The church was large and stoutly constructed of stone, with a tiled roof. The interior, including the ceiling of the tower was painted with bible scenes, and the altar piece featured wings with hinges which could be opened out to display two extra larger-than-life saints.
Marco talked the caretaker lady into giving him the massive set of keys to let us into the tower. We did the precarious climb to the top on ...
... to move the bags from the rack above and had came up with the ingenious idea of getting off the train at midnight, in a blizzard, when we hadn’t booked a hotel in a random city in eastern Romania. I tried to explain that such an Idea was folly for we would have to get onto a train tomorrow and do exactly the same journey. However I feared another beating (a common occurrence in our relationship) and accepted her idea without reproach.
One hour later I found ...
... on one side which rotate at midnight and two on the other representing day and night. Things not to miss: - Scolars stairs - a covered wooden staircase consisting of 175 steps and 29 landings, this used to extend further into the square (before it was partly destroyed), to the school on the hill. - Towers of the guilds - only 9 of the original 14 towers remain around town, each named after a different guild who was responsible ...
... trips, and has a Lithuanian girlfriend that he actually met in Lithuania.
Nick again started laying into Charles, but this time it was over British food. Charles was saying how great it was, and this seemed to send Nick into a fury. He went on and on about "Yorkshire pudding" and about how awful British food was. At one point, another hostel guest came outside. Nick jumped over to him and asked him, "what do you think of British food?". The guy looked ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center