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Saint Anne Lake

January 15, 2017
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Wayfaring in Transylvania: The Land of Volcanoes

The last time my parents and I visited the Saint Anne Lake and the Mohos bog was when I was a teenager. It was such an unforgettable experience, that I couldn’t wait to return to this magical Land of Volcanoes … Continue reading

Nyergestető

January 4, 2017
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Wayfaring in Transylvania: Nyergestető Memorial Park

On a foggy almost-summer morning of our Transylvanian road trip we decided to visit the Nyergestető Memorial Park. Our main destinations on that day were the Saint Anne Lake and the Mohos Bog, but popping by the memorial park didn’t … Continue reading

Korond Pottery

December 28, 2016
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Korond Pottery – The Workshop of Ilyés Vészti Mihály

When I travelled home back in May, Will joined me. Usually, when the weather is good and it gets nice and warm, my parents and I don’t stay in Cluj, but we take the car and visit a chosen region … Continue reading

January 24, 2016
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Wayfaring in Transylvania: Count Mikes Estate in Zabola

Because my granddad’s family on my mother’s side originates from Zabola, recalling all the interesting stories about the castle and the Mikes family was always a habitual element of the family gatherings. I remember these tales very well since I was a … Continue reading

Prejmer

December 28, 2015
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Wayfaring in Transylvania: Prejmer Fortified Church

In my opinion the concept of a fortified church is a genius idea. They appeared in Transylvania around the 13th century, when the Hungarian kings brought the Saxon communities in. Because back in those days Transylvania was constantly threatened by … Continue reading

December 22, 2015
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Wayfaring in Transylvania: The Postăvarul Massif

My trip home this August was very carefully planned and eventful, such that I can take the most out of the holiday. Part of this plan was a 5 day long trip with my parents. This wasn’t the first time, … Continue reading