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A gorge, a cave and a good party (part VII of “Transylvania travels”)

Monday 21 May 2012, 8.10am, Miklosvar, Transylvania The average monthly wage around here, we are told, is about 700 lei. That’s about £140, which gives you a sense of the poverty here which many people are struggling to live with. … Continue reading

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A visit to the sheep farmers (part VI of “Transylvania travels”)

Sunday 20 May 2012, 8.10am, Miklosvar, Transylvania For much of yesterday, the weather was glorious – clear, bright, and with long spells of sunshine.  After breakfast, our transport was waiting in the paddock outside the guesthouse – a cart was … Continue reading

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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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The rhythm of life (part IV of “Transylvania travels”)

Friday 18 May 2012, 8.15am, Miklosvar, Transylvania This village is very different from Viscri, not least in its appearance.  The houses are Hungarian, and although some are influenced by the Saxon architecture, many of them lack the high front gates … Continue reading

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