The Iron Maiden of Fagaras Castle

Rocking the modern perceptions of the Middle Ages, the Iron Maiden found at Fagaras Castle, Romania, is a medieval torture device that is real, and yet not.

The stone castle of Făgăraş was first mentioned (that we know of) in 1455, but the initial fortification, built with sturdy fir trees from the nearby forests, goes back to 12th – beginning of the 13th century.

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Looking UP: Street Lamps from Brasov & Fagaras Castle, Travel Pictures

Street lights of Brasov

Join me in looking UP at street lamps from Brasov and Fagaras Castle, Romania, and enjoy unique travel pictures. I hope you enjoyed looking up with me and discovering the intricate street lights of Bucharest, some separating the past from the present.

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