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... girls came to the Romanian government and asked for the castle to be returned to them. They chose for it to be a historial museum, which is its current state.
Enough on Dracula and Bran Castle.
We did have a nice group lunch at a local restaurant, Popasul Reginei. The facility had deer in their back yard, which added a novelty to this particular lunch time.
On our way to and from Bran, we passed through the town of Poiana, which has ...
... 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. ...
... wage in Romania is around €350 (AUD $521) per month. This is about the same as the wages in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Über cheap for us visiting bourgeois, capitalist tourists but life can be pretty tough for the locals. Half litre Beers are around $1.80, coffees about the same, a good meal will cost around $5 - $10.
After the tour we went for crepes before heading home for a game of 500 and a final bed time beer, not bear.
... have been like a chain Hotel in Romania. We then caught up with two of the tour mates from the Russian leg, Paddy and Val. We had dinner then went to the "fetish" bar. That was a bit of an eye opener. When brides start dancing on the podium in their wedding dress and strip the clothes off one of the waiters, you know you're in a special place, not to mention the waitresses in scanty leather outfits, and cat-o-nine tail whips. Vlad had to get Ivan out ...
... Royal family and the Romanians - probably why they joined the allied side in 1916!!!
They say the Count dropped by once but no-one could remember him. However, it seems he wasn't such a bad fella - like a Robin Hood in fact. His enemies probably didn't think so though - especially the ones he impaled. But its all a myth he was a vampire. However, I will check that out when I catch up with ...