Started as a rumor, the story that Vlad the Impaler, Vlad Tepes or Dracula, a Romanian medieval prince, loved to feast on blood and not wine, snowballed along the centuries to such an extent that it is accepted as truthful today.Continue reading “Vlad the Impaler’s Medieval Feast. Wine or Blood?”
If you journey through Transylvania, ‘the land across the forest’, (searching for Vlad Tepes, Vlad the Impaler or Dracula) and head towards Brasov along the banks of the Big Tarnava River, you will surely spot from quite afar the pointy towers of medieval Sighisoara City, with its centuries old fortress and churches. We traveled there by train one winter.
I give you the ‘Pearl‘ and the ‘Nürnberg‘ of Transylvania, Sighisoara!Continue reading “A Journey through the Medieval City of Sighisoara, Romania”
Next in exploring Romania and its top locations is Corvin Castle, a fortress fit for any movie, be it local, an European production, or Hollywood.Continue reading “Exploring Romania, Top Medieval Movie Locations, Corvin Castle”