Pensiunea San Gennaro
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... underground and walk among the now bricked up remains of the early inhabitants. Its weird to be in a crypt and think what is laying, all dusty and still, just behind the crumbly bricks..! We climbed the clock tower and stared at the town far below… all the ant like people going about their touristy business - its just so lovely!!
For our final day, we hired a couple of bikes and set off to explore some of this gorgeous countryside. What I said earlier ...
... salary, make you realise how lucky we are in the UK. Having exhausted the town I collected my bike and set off into the out of town. Travelling at night means that I'm missing out on the countryside so today was a good opportunity to reconnect with nature. The local roads (and drainage) are very good, note to self .....see if I can get a pass from Kathy to come back for a motorbike trip....I have a feeling she may have issues with this unless I take ...
... It takes you up the side of the
hill to a church at the top. There is a beautiful old cemetery with
overgrown trees through out the graves.
In Romania it seems that all
the churches are fortified like a castle at the top of hills. We walked
down and looked through an antique shop.
There is not a lot to do here so we bought some groceries and then we headed on towards bran to sleep for the ...
... the pretty residence behind the church and the interesting graveyard, with a plug missing from one concrete grave cover, possibly for midnight flits at the full moon. The church is UNESCO-listed, quite large, but not all that attractive. We don't pay for photos, but get to see the crypt under the choir, and wooden chests with no nails for storing clothes. We try to find a path through the woods beside the church, but it seems to be going in the wrong direction, so ...
... a little underwhelming... No matter, a relaxing morning though Glade wasn't looking too crash hot. It was then an hour via private transfer to the tiny Saxon town, Viscri (population 300). Apparently a few years ago there was only one car that the locals shared and the rest of transport was via bike, however, in the past 2-3 years with the tourist surge most have acquired cars or trucks (and they all have mobiles) and there ...