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This day in Transylvania had a focus on Count Dracula, or in reality, the background that built the myth of Dracula. Much of this story comes from the city of Sighisoara, but much of the legend is built in today's location - the city of Bran.
I needed to get this legend straight in my mind, so I am copying some information from the internet to help me fill out this myth:
"Vlad Tepes was born in 1428 in the fortress city of Sighisoara. His father, ...
... you want to ask a lady to become your wife, the older people will ask, "But have you been in the army?” In their eyes, that makes them an honorable person.The military was a place where people tried to erase your personality."
Upon arrival in Brasov we could see many typical communist buildings still standing. But in the last ten years many revisions and much renewal has taken place in the city. The current mayor ...
After spending a few days in Bucharest I was looking forward to seeing something new and different so heading up to the mountains and checking out the town of Brasov was going to be a nice change of scenery. Brasov is a completely different then Bucharest. Brasov, for one thing, is much smaller and is a walled off city from the late 1300 to early 1400's. Taking the train to get ...
... very narrow so we often had to wait until people had taken pictures before moving on. After we had finished looking around the castle we had a good browse of the gift stalls, and got some food. I tried a Lango with cream and cheese for the first time....and it was delicious! It cost £1 and was so filling. We caught the busses back to Brasov and spent the evening being entertained by 2 Australians and a ...
... Mt Tampa to the big Hollywood style Brasov sign made a nice segue to city slicking.
With a few new friends from the hostel we hopped in a hire car and went exploring some of there other castles, pelesh castle was one I was excited to see but sadly it was very much closed on Monday, it was a nice view from out side and gives me a good excuse to come back. It was great having the car (although I was very much not allowed to drive it, not having a full licence, or ...