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226 Fortified Saxon church at Cristian Romania Aug 2004.jpg (53798 bytes)

Another fortified saxon church, this time at Cristian, near Sibiu, Aug 14th

 
232 street in Sibiu Romania Aug 2004.jpg (56108 bytes)

In Sibiu, Aug 14th

 

233 square in Sibiu Romania Aug 2004.jpg (52243 bytes)

Sibiu, Aug 14th. Sibiu is the European City of Culture in 2006, and a great deal of restoration is under way. When it is complete it will be fabulous.

 

 

238 Hundedoara castle and environs Romania Aug 2004.jpg (47596 bytes)

Hunedoara, the site of a old and picturesque castle - also where Ceusescu decided to place rather horrible factories, Aug 15th

 

243 campsite in Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (55723 bytes)

Campsite at Timisoara, Aug 16th

 

245 opera house square where rev started Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (47934 bytes)

The Opera House, Timisoara. It was here that the Romanian revolution began in Dec 1989, and where there were several deaths. it did not take long to spread to the capital, Bucarest, and Ceusescu was shot on Dec 25th 1989, 

 

246 cathedral Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (33498 bytes)

Eastern Orthodox cathedral. We came to Timisoara. to see where the revolution started, but we did not expect it to be such a lovely city. 

 

249 square Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (42600 bytes)

A square in Timisoara

 

250 faded hapsburg Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (51074 bytes)

faded Hapsburg architecture .. 

 

251 restored  hapsburg Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (41844 bytes)

.... and restored

 

254 square in  Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (48275 bytes)

In a few years this square will rival Prague's

 

257 tram Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (54569 bytes)

Tram

 

259 flower market Timisoara  Romania Aug 2004.jpg (55671 bytes)

The best flower market I have seen anywhere, in Timisoara

 

262 morning view  campsite Grindlsee Austria Aug 2004.jpg (47288 bytes)

A change of country - a view from our campsite overlooking Grindelsee, Austria. Aug 19th

 

265 Grindlsee Austria Aug 2004.jpg (54897 bytes)

Grindelsee - good clean water for swimming

 

266 Mermaid Grindlsee Austria Aug 2004.jpg (54652 bytes)

... or paddling

 

270 electrical box Germersheim Germany Aug 2004.jpg (45028 bytes)

Another day, another country. Painted roadside electrical box at Germersheim, Germany, Aug 20th 

268 electrical box Germersheim Germany Aug 2004.jpg (38049 bytes)

...shocking!

272 aire de camping car Germersheim Germany Aug 2004.jpg (45350 bytes)

and the wohnmobile parkplatz where we spent the night, Germersheim

274A  the white cliffs of Dover Aug 2004.jpg (48194 bytes)

Nearly home - the white cliffs of Dover, Aug 23rd

277 broken springs Aug 2004.jpg (49260 bytes)

Post script. These are the remains of 2 suspension springs, victims of Romanian roads

 
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