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Posts Tagged ‘Sighisoara’

How nuns in Romania surprised me

How nuns in Romania surprised me

Jun 21, 12 • Romania6 Comments »
How my visit to Bucovina and Transylvania broke some stereotypes about religion and nuns. I consider myself an atheist in the sense that I don’t approve of religion as an institution, but of course, it has nothing to do with having faith. Faith...
Transylvania

Transylvania

Jun 19, 12 • Romania1 Comment »
There may be many reasons to visit Transylvania. For me it was curiosity in 2004 and 2005. This time (May 2012) it was a family visit as Mara’s mom lives in Sighisoara. Founded by Transylvanian Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara...
The truth about Dracula

The truth about Dracula

Jun 15, 12 • Romania2 Comments »
When we think of Transylvania the name of Dracula often arises in our minds. Transylvania – the mysterious dangerous far-away land. A great number of stereotypes and misconceptions are connected to Transylvania and Romania. Dracula is one of them....