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      E-MAIL us: gelutrandafir [at] yahoo.com, CALL us +40-723.303.310

      Blogging on travel: Of Routes & Roses

      October 26, 2018
      Carta Abbey

      Carta Abbey – Cistercians’ easternmost outpost in Europe

      An Evangelical parish nowadays, the Carta Abbey was built around 1200 by Burgundian Cistercian monks.
      October 28, 2018
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      Wooden Churches of Maramures

      The wooden cathedrals of the Romanian peasants’ faith.
      October 28, 2018
      Maramures - sighet prison memorial

      The Sighet Memorial

      Sighet Memorial. The dreaded Communist prison has been converted in a Memorial to the victims and the resistance against dictatorship.  

      Castles

      Citadels

      Fortified Churches

      November 7, 2018
      Alba Iulia
      Alba Iulia – Alba Carolina Fortress
      In Alba Iulia's ancient cathedral was laid to rest in glory John Hunyadi, renowned Hungarian military commander of Romanian ancestry.
      November 7, 2018
      Sibiu
      Sibiu – Hermannstadt
      Sibiu became the capital of the principality when the Austrian empire took over Transylvania in 1687.
      November 7, 2018
      Sighisoara by night
      Sighisoara, the living citadel
      Sighisoara is the medieval fortress where a brave, albeit cruel Wallachian prince named Vlad the Impaler was born in 1431.
      November 6, 2018
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      Brasov (Kronstadt)
      With the blessing of a Hungarian king, the Teutonic Knights set up, in 1211, the foundations of a fortress which later developed in today’s booming city of Brasov.