Legend House (Casa Legenda)
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... flat plains growing sunflowers and corn to hills and mountains and like previous countries, it's very green. In some areas there have been grapevines as Romania ranks tenth on the the list of world wine producers by volume. Neither of us are wine drinkers so I don't know whether they are good or bad!
We visited the lovely old town of Sighisoara, perched on the top of a hill. ...
I'm on the train again, this time heading to Sighisoara for a few hours. It's supposed to be where Dracula the Impaler was born, and it's a cute, medieval town of about 30,000. It was settled by the Saxon Romans in the 1200s, but apparently only around 500 Germans live there now.
... in the middle of the room. In the open coffin was a body dressed in spooky attire. Yesterday, an elderly couple from New Zealand told us they were in Sighisoara and visited the house. They prepared us by saying they thought the body in the coffin was a dummy, but as they got closer, the body jumped up. So, needless to say, we knew what was coming next and when we approached the coffin, the man quickly "rose from the dead". We smiled and faked ...
... had a go with varying degrees of success. In the early 1400's, the exiled Wallachian prince, Vlad Dracul, the father of Vlad the Impaler, made Sighisoara his home and his son, Vlad the Impaler was born in a house here in the citadel. Now its a restaurant and you can eat dinner where he was (supposedly) born! The citadel is surrounded by the modern town and is widely regarded as the most beautiful medieval town in eastern Europe. It is the only inhabited fortress that has ...
... fortification of the town, is perched on a high hill and surrounded by turrets, walls, and towers. In 1241 Genghis Khan's troops poured over Transylvania leaving behind a decimated population. As a result, fortifications were built in this town as well as others in Transylvania, preserving the areas cities in the Saxon mode.
Street view from town square. You can see ...