What this traveller saw….in Transylvania

Having a bit of a reminisce today, so here are some more monochrome images, loaded with memories…

Lonely walk to the church, Sighisoara

Lonely walk from the church, Viskri

A lonely life for the shepherd, near Miklosaure

 

40 comments

  1. great photos, Sue. Looks like a wonderful place. Did you see Count Dracula, too?:))

  2. I was waiting for the angry crowd, pitchforks and flaming torches at the ready!
    Looks timeless over there, Sue. Nice images indeed.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  3. These all seem a bit bleak in black and white.

  4. These are tremendous, Sue. Especially love the woman ‘in black’ on the cobbled byway, and the brooding drama of the shepherd against the sky.

  5. Very striking photos. I have been there too, and there was something very ancient and at places very wrong-feeling about some of it. I can see why there are stories, and I did not spend enough time to really get into the culture in that area beyond those feelings and witnessing a few odd crimes which I did not see elsewhere–this was back about 1992 or so. The odd little skulls that have been there forever were very unsettling in their way to me too, at the time.

    • Sue

      Hmm, seems you saw a different side to it than I did…certainly never saw any crimes or skulls….
      How long were you there?

      • Less than a week, and we rented an apartment. The skull motif was on a lot of religious buildings and was odd because it had what looked like teeth on the top, and we saw some young men that we took to be racists hassling an old woman, and someone stole a pocketbook right near us and raced at top speed down the steep stairs away. We were young martial artists and did what we could, but did not get too seriously involved with anyone.

      • Sue

        That sounds weird, disturbing…

      • Yup. Now you know what I mean!

  6. For me that would be alone-ness–rather than lonely.

  7. Nothing sinister about the lady on the path, it’s a great image.

  8. PatCallahanPhotography

    Very nice Sue!

  9. Oh the middle photo is so spooky. love them all 🙂

Leave a Reply to Tish Farrell Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Inside My Sling Bag

Living, Loving, Laughing, Learning and (Being) Lucrative

A Meditative Journey with Saldage

a sharing of readings, thoughts, and photographs

Travels with Ali

My site is all about my travels around the world and in Australia, plus daily life photos!

beetleypete

The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

Agnes Ashe

Pomegranates & Vine Scroll - Art Inspired Living

John's Space .....

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

Carla Baptista

As palavras e as fotografias não gostam de ficar fechadas muito tempo na gaveta...

beautifulpeopleinc.com

Live, Love, Travel and Laugh (Proudly Pinoy)

Street Photography

Tell Story Throughout the Images

BlogBimmel

Aktuelles - Vordergründiges - Hintergründiges - Unergründliches - Dumm Tüch - Fotos

Leya

To See a World in a Grain of Sand...

Minutiae

More little things in life

All things bright and beautiful

Delighting in Our World

Sheetalbravon

Quirky thoughts on the ultimate question of life, the universe and popcorn.

Paol Soren

A bit of this and that

The Glasgow Gallivanter

Adventures at home and abroad

poppytump@no4

Photography and Sketching ... Observations ...

Nurul in Turkey

Semua Tentang Turki - All About Turkey

Travels in Finland and abroad

Discover Finland’s hidden gems

Manja Mexi Mexcessive

Less is not enough.

Saved By Words

When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her. Adrienne Rich

David M's photoblog

Photos from the last 40+ years

My camera & I...

“Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.”

%d bloggers like this: