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... up to let me in. I was told there was no record of me coming, but aside from having to wait in the cold, I didn't care now that I knew I had a bed to sleep in. The next morning, I continued my trip across the state, stopping at Spis Castle along the way. Perched on a hilltop above a charming village, the castle is everything that anybody could want from a medieval fortress. And, since it's the slow season, I had the entire place to myself for much of my visit. ...
... and torture room, but the walls and towers were only reconstructed for their historical integrity and tourist safety. You can imagine how bad an 800 year castle would look like today. Another thing to consider was that it was used, built onto, destroyed, built up again, added on to, and used by many through the centuries. It had many faces, many names, and many occupants, but one thing was for sure walking through Spiš Castle, it was ...
... filling in around the edges. Evidently linguistically Czech and Slovakian are closer. But I ducked out after awhile, and sat by the river which is the border between the two countries. Earlier in the day I had to do my little hopping dance on a bridge, saying "I'm in Poland, I'm in Slovakia, I'm in Slovakia, I'm in Poland." The Schengen zone is so cool!! And for those who are keeping track of such things, the cost to pee dropped a zloty once we crossed ...
... gate and into the castle.
Entrance cost is €5 (€4 for the old git) and is the best four quid's worth so far on this tour. The climbing continues up to the most intact part of the castle, the main keep.
Here there is a museum and a dungeon with medieval torture implements on display. This is thought to be the oldest part, and is mentioned in ...
On the way we hit a major snarl up in a small village. Filtering through the traffic we find the cause. A wedding party has spilled into the street and the guests are singing and dancing. I get a quick snap.
But first a visit to a remarkable place I found in a Google search for 'weird things in Romania', the Merry Cemetry. Look it up. Essentially a local woodcarver in the Romanian village of Sapanta decided ...
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