Travel Blogs from Sighisoara
... wagons and Danish caravan convoys. Standard overtaking procedure required blind faith that there was no oncoming traffic and accelerate aggressively through the winding turns. Shortly after arriving at Sighisoara, Rose and I were exploring the Old Town, a well preserved village within city walls, complete with clock tower and citadel. Hiking to the citadel on top of the hill required walking through an eerie graveyard, giving a very Transylvanian feel to the ...
90km north and a little bit further east on a slow train. It took just over 3 hours. It not only went slow but stoped every few miles to let people on and off. Many of the stops were just where a road crosses the railway line - no station. The people then walk from there to the village down the road ( or up the road ).
Another old German Saxon town. Built on a hill ( the old part of the town ) with the ...
... are many old houses of bright colors as you wind through hilly cobbled streets. Of course, a church for each of the three main religions exists as well: An Eastern Orthodox Church, a Protestant church and a catholic church. ...
... which looks after the churches. We walk around it and take photos, but are not captured by commandos, so we presume the Prince is not in residence.
We walk around the village, decide against a drink from the village well, and have a look at a ceremonial pole that the young men climb to impress the young women.
On the way to our next church, we stop in a village to check out a stork nest with two adults and two "chicks" just about as big as ...
... Timisoara and my brief encounter of the central area reminded me of a Charles Dickens novel. The buildings were old and seemed to have stood since the medieval ages of men and many people still travelled via horse and cart. Around midday we boarded the first of two trains to Sighisoara. Every carriage was full and only one seat remained, so being a gentleman I allowed Anna to sit down and stood on my own for two hours in the corridor amongst the blistering Artic winds. On ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center