Artistic clock in Sighisoara, Transylvania, Romania

Clock tower in Sighisoara Romania

Photograph of an artistic clock in Sighisoara, Transylvania, Romania While Romania is known for it’s breathtaking landscapes, mountains and forests one under looked appreciation has to be for its medieval architecture and culture. This is often overshadowed by the countries historic ruler Vlad Tepes, or Vlad the Impaler. Son of the ruler of an area …

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View from Bran Castle (Dracula) in Romania

Castle Bran (Dracula) in Romania

A horror legends castle is actually very pretty Dracula was a vampire character written by Bram Stoker which at no time mentioned the building in this photograph. The building in this photograph is Bran Castle in Romania which is treated as if it was the castle from the horror story. The Teutonic Knights built a …

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Crucifix on a Romanian Castle Wall

Cross on Castle - Romania

A large cross adorning a broken abode in a Castle in Romania It’s not something I would have expected to see from visiting a castle in Transylvania in Romania. The outer wall fortification was made up of houses which is not uncommon. In this case one had broken and on the outer wall hung this huge …

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Rasnov, the real castle Dracula …

Castle Rasnov, Transylvania, Romania (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Disappointed with Castle Bran, I went in search of a better castle. Quite by accident I stumbled upon Rasnov. A strange quasi Brasov, Hollywood, rundown tourist, great place with a better castle. The next morning I headed to the Italian place for a Quatro Queso Pasta dish with a coke, I needed …

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