When wind howls around Oratea Fortress, echoes from the 13th century swirl around fir trees and tumbled down walls.Continue reading “Oratea Fortress, Echoes of the 13th Century, 100-Word Story”
We return to Corvin Castle only to gaze at its window slits and telling rocks in a 100-word story.
When you ventured through an old place, have you ever thought, if only these walls could speak… Would you be prepared to listen to their tales? For receiving, upon asking, can be a dangerous game.
Listen, then. Who tells this story?Continue reading “Corvin Castle, Window Slits and Telling Rocks, 100-Word Story”
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”