K is for Kronstadt

For K, I’m going out on a limb, and heading for Kronstadt, which is the old name for a city in Romania.

Kronstadt is the German name (meaning Crown City – the coat of arms of the city is a crown with oak roots) for Brasov, in the Transylvanian region of Romania. In the Middle Ages, German colonists known as the Transylvanian Saxons played a decisive role in the development of towns, including Brasov.

Brasov is surrounded by the Southern Carpathian mountains:

View of Brasov from the Carpathians

The main square has some great architecture, but sadly we weren’t in the place for long, and I took very few images. Shame I took no photos of  the Black Church (information at this website), and a number of other sights there.

Brasov main square


  1. Fabulous scenery and a fine looking city, from all I’ve seen, Sue. 🙂 🙂

  2. Looks lovely nestled in the valley there and what an interesting town square. Are you tempted to go back to Romania Sue?

    • Sue

      I am tempted, but I really don’t think I’m up to it, health wise. And they won’t have the infrastructure for disabled folk….

  3. lesleyconnor

    Looks lovely, really enjoyed your pics

  4. This alphabet is certainly taking you all over the world.

  5. What a beautiful location!


  6. Hello from Paris (in France)

    This country is beautiful and so green, a real splendor.
    Sometimes we stay so little time in a city or place (passing) that we do not have time to photograph and visit what we would like.
    The two photographs that you show us make you want to go there too.

  7. I always like those main squares in European cities, and Brasov is no exception.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  8. I haven’t been to Romania, but that town nestled in the mountains and that wonderful architecture do look inviting. 🙂

  9. Too bad you din’t get to spend much time in Brasov’s main square, I hope you had the time to enjoy at least a cup of coffee and some pastries in one of the cafes, most people love the sweets found in Brasov.Thank you for visiting and sharing your thoughts.

Over to you...(by entering a comment, you agree to Wordpress collecting your name, email address and site URL)

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 )

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.

Travel with Intent

A photographer's view of the world - words and images to inspire your travels and your dreams

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!


A look at the stranger side of the greatest city in the world

John's Storybook

This is a collection of stories about growing up after the second world war.

Still Restlessjo

Roaming, at home and abroad

Travel with me

Travel snapshots from Toonsarah


En fotoblogg

An Embarrassment of Riches

Not really embarrassed.


The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

Travels and Trifles

Expressing Thought Through Photography


An Occasional Diary of Everyday Life and Travel in the U.K. and sometimes elsewhere

Touring My Backyard

Rediscovering Singapore

Apalabrando los días

Isabel F. Bernaldo de Quirós Blog literario y de fotografía

Marsha Ingrao - Always Write

Having fun blogging with friends

Inside My Sling Bag

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

a meditative journey

sharing photographs, poetry, and random treasures

Travels with Ali

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

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

Passeios da Carla

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


Live, Love, Travel and Laugh (Proudly Pinoy)


Street Photography and Travel Blog


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


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

%d bloggers like this: