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... to be attacked, the townspeople left their homes and went to "live" in the citadel. It was equipped to live in with food and shelter for a few months. It was believed to have been built in the early 1200s. How crazy is that? It was made with stones and bricks for its walls, and wood for its gates. Again, it was something I had never seen. We took a "train" partway up the hill and walked the rest of the way.
After I said "la reverdere" (good bye) to ...
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Once I got settled into my room at Casa Iacob, I took a short nap and got refreshed. Naps are fine during travel as long as you set an alarm and keep it short. I find them helpful with combating jet lag. Alex at the hotel is so sweet and hospitable.
... to the main street and walked into the first hotel I saw. They had a relatively decent room for an okay price so I took it. I kept thanking the clerk like it was some sort of miracle. I tend to apologize and thank people way too much when I travel. I think it's from the guilt of not knowing their language...
I popped next door and got a fabulous new irredescent umbrella and tootled around the town taking rainy day snaps. Sinaia is in the Carpathian ...
... them all the best with their own plans for traveling.
After leaving Bucharest we traveled north into Transylvania to the city of Braşov. Visiting this city makes us realize we are now back in mediaeval Europe with its Gothic buildings and pointy spires though it does have some unique characteristics.
It is a lovely old city and deserves more time than the weather encouraged us to spend, looking around and taking it all in. It was ...
After the previous night I felt rather ill. On the drive to Sinaia I vomited a few times, and felt pretty ****** all-round. However after some ciorba de fasole (bean soup) at lunch I felt right as rain again. We didn't do any sightseeing today as we left their apartment quite late in the morning (Ioana's uncle and aunt from Iasi also came to the mountains, and there were several disruptions for them along the way) and there was a bit of traffic. Sinaia is a town perched on a ...