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... day view Vlad Tepes as a hero for his fierce insistence on honesty and order. It’s worth mentioning that most written sources regarding his reign are based on the numerous propagandistic pamphlets spread by the Germans with the help of their new invention, the printing press.”
We walked up the cobblestone pathway to Bran Castle, built in 1377 as a fort and perched atop a 200-foot-high rock. It owes its fame, in part, to the myth of Dracula. ...
... such a door apparently. Queen Elisabeta painted and wrote some 43 books in her life under a pseudonym; the paintings in the poetry room depict ‘fairy-tale’ scenes she wrote about in one book.”
Back on the bus, on our way to Brasov, Vio spoke more about his personal experience under communism. I will share it as I heard it:
“We were not free under the communists and it was a crazy ...
... tourist map so used Bryan's notes from Mr Google (and a map in a bus shelter further on) to get to our hotel. Only 10 minutes from the station.
It was about 11 am by now. The man at the hotel (probably the owner) spoke very good English. We asked about getting to Bran to see Bran Castle (aka Dracula's Castle). He said a taxi wasn't much more than a bus to get to the main bus station for Bran. He called a cab for us about 11.30 and it was 6 lei ...
... style="line-height: 15.8599996566772px;"># of trains: 69
# of buses: 15
# of taxis: 2
# of beers: 37
# of monies found: 1.40 Euros, 8.05 Peruvian soles, 5 cents American, 10 cents ...
... to get there, we successfully arrived and saw the castle up the hill in the distance. Now to find the way up to it. which would be easy right? We could see it. We saw one sign (Europeans aren't very good at signposting, which as a result leaves tourists walking around like headless chickens). This however lead us through a construction site, where a house was being built up a big hill and arriving at ...