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An ornate and very moving war memorial

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Sighisoara, from Camping Vila Franka

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Sighisoara, our 2nd visit to this lovely town. (and birthplace of Vlad the Impaler) 31st May

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Sighisoara is an old Saxon town

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and the graveyard is completely German

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Vlad, the origin of Dracula, was born in the yellow house on the right. 

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We drank beer here

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Some impressive tiles

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A view from Camping Vila Franka

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a closer view of the citadel

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Camping Vila Franka

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This scene is typical of Transilvania

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Another fortified Saxon Church

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at a village south of Sighisoara, possiblyBradeni ?

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This lady unlocked the church for us

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The church loft. Each chest is/was owned by a family, into which they put supplies to withstand a siege. A sort of personal disaster recovery box.

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and in need of some repair

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4 storks

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A sample of the road surface. Some roads were fine, and the EU is putting in a great deal of cash to build roads, but some were even worse.

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Sibiu - City of Culture 2007. 4th June. 3 years ago this square was largely derelict ...

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... the transformation has been magnificent

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2007-242.jpg (58063 bytes) dottie-119.jpg (52918 bytes) At the Sighisoara site we met Gary Cook, a professional travel photographer. He has some seriously good photos here: www.garycook.co.uk
 
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