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When histories collide (part V of “Transylvania travels”)

Saturday 19 May 2012, 8am, Miklosvar, Transylvania We breakfasted on a nutty muesli, omelette, fresh peppers and cheese, then began the drive to Brasov.  The first half hour or so was over very rough roads, and sitting in the back … Continue reading

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A sense of community (part III of “Transylvania travels”)

Wednesday 16 May 2012, 5pm, Viscri, Transylvania The rain makes quite distinct noises depending where it falls – a dull, flat thud if it lands in the sodden mud churned over by the animals’ hooves; or a distinct, energetic tapping … Continue reading

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A day in the hills (part II of “Transylvania travels”)

Tuesday 15 May 2012, 8.30pm, Viscri, Transylvania Today was quite unlike any other day of holiday – ever.  And in a good way.  I’m not sure we “did” very much by tourist standards, but therein lay much of the beauty. … Continue reading

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