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A church downtown Cisnadioara

Fortified churches from Transylvania - first mission - Day 1

August 2nd 2008
Perfect timing for a short summer holiday. We had the greatest weather, although the last month it has been raining all over the country. For a long time I was planning to visit the saxons fortified churches. In Transylvania there are a lot of them, some very well preserved and famous, others very close to become ruins. After I've done some research, I printed the maps and tried to establish a ... read more
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Romanian Flag The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more
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