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... mansion than an actual castle—definitely somewhere you could imagine Dracula hanging out. Then we went inside a few cathedrals and took a thousand pictures of the same streets over and over again (this town is small). As dusk approached, the ravens became so intense that they were filling up entire trees and causing a big racket. It was pretty entertaining!
... fixed today. In the meantime though, he provided us with a portable heater that definitely came in handy.
Most reviews about Sighisoara say the city can be seen in a few hours. We had the whole day and night, so we definitely were not in a rush. The heart of Sighisoara lies within the citadel - an old fortress which is now the "old town" and where most of the tourist attractions are. Knowing we had time, we leisurely walked up and down ...
... anywhere - just don't damage the crops. In fact the rule is - if you're not damaging crops, no one really minds what you do.
But what of the town? The small hill where the town now stands was first settled by the Romans (wasn't every hill?) then, in the 12th and 13th centuries, a town grew up and was fortified. Over the next couple of centuries, the town was besieged and attacked many times by various different armies. The Russians, the Turks, the Hungarians - ...
... new town" below are amazing.
Besides being the birthplace of Vlad Dracula, Sighisoara's other claim to fame is the birthplace of Herman Oberth, whose doctoral dissertation "Man's Way Through Interplanetary Space" influenced Wernher von Braun, one of Oberth's students. Von Braun was the man leading the team responsible for the first man landing on the moon.
... of soup in a huge bread bowl.
Afterwards, we paid the additional money to go 'upstairs' to the room Dracula was born in. I DO hope that the video I made comes through on here. If it does,....watch til the END!
Next, we did some shopping, and I bought a pair of RED moccasin type boots with frInge on the top. Haha,....at least they FIT. The average foot size here is a SIX. I ask for my 8.5, and they sadly shake ...