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- A la entrada de Sighisoara hi ha la Torre del Rellotge, que, com diu el nom, porta un rellotge.
- Dia lliure per visitar la famosa ciutat de Sighisoara.
- Al final del dia partireu cap a Cluj-Napoca, cap a l'Hotel Beyfin.
Romania has been a bit of a surprise. It wasn't really high on my list of places to visit but we've really enjoyed it, especially the northern part. The people are friendly too and there is a lot of English spoken. There are a lot of little villages, quite old but for the most part they are neat and tidy. There are still quite a few horse and carts in the country areas too. Their major highways ...
... soup in a gigantic homemade bread bowl, pastries (bisquits, essentially) smothered in creamy mushroom/blue cheese sauce, polenta, and cabbage stuffed with meat. We also had some nice wine—we were warned that the Romanian beer was absolute ****, so we decided to play it safe. It was delicious!
We took all the ...
... Clock Tower, which is one of, if not, the most well known structures in this medieval city. We enjoyed the views that overlooked not only the citadel, but also the rest of the city.
Next up - Dracula! Sighisoara is home to the birthplace of Vlad Tepes (better known as Dracula) and visitors are able to step foot in the house where he was born in the 1400s. We figured it may be a bit hokey and it was, but for less than $2 CDN, we were happy to ...
... which is quite valuable, and it is surprising any of them are left. The keyboard is also destroyed, and what was once a lovely old organ is now useless.
The way to the top is much better than our first church, but the intermediate floors are still pretty chancy. The clock mechanism for the tower is still in place and looks pretty good. A good man could get it going in a couple of days, barring unseen fractures or souvenired gears.
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