Sighisoara and Viscri June 11th 2009 Sighisoara and Viscri Day 5-6 (June 11-12)
Train travel to Sighisoara which is a fortified town in Transylvania. Claim to fame being Dracula’s birthplace (but Vlad didn’t live here long). There was an a museum with old artefacts, especially Saxon which this area still holds a sizable population of. The museum was in a tower, and there was a great view over the area from the top, as ... read more
Europe » Romania » Transilvania » Mures » Sighisoara 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
Welcome to my Travel Journal.
Ill be updating here as often as I can so you can catch up on my travels whenever you have the time. (I hope Ill be better at updating than I am with emailing or phoning!). There are green boxes below to help you jump to a particular country.
Where am I now:
26 December 09 - At Lovices, in Wijchen, The Netherlands
Below is a summary and map of the key places Ill be visiting.
* Japan, China, Mongolia, Russian Federation
* Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
* Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Repub... full info