Category Archives: Romania

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in July Y3

This week, Paula has chosen five words, of which four were nice easy choices for me. We are off to Italy, Greece and Romania, courtesy of my archives. Splash: Feathered Marine Scenic Linked to Thursday’s Special over at Paula’s here

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in July Y3

This week, Paula has chosen five words, of which four were nice easy choices for me. We are off to Italy, Greece and Romania, courtesy of my archives. Splash: Feathered Marine Scenic Linked to Thursday’s Special over at Paula’s here

June Squares : Rooves / 25

Here’s another from Romania- the rich coloured rooves of Bran Castle, widely touted as the Dracula castle, though there are some that say ruined Poeinari is the one. Whatever, I’m sure you’ll agree this is rather a marvellous view on

June Squares : Rooves / 25

Here’s another from Romania- the rich coloured rooves of Bran Castle, widely touted as the Dracula castle, though there are some that say ruined Poeinari is the one. Whatever, I’m sure you’ll agree this is rather a marvellous view on

June Squares:Rooves / 24

Today, one from Sibiu, Romania – eyes in a roof, with a distinctly knowing look…. I love the angles, the lines in this, oh, and the textures too. Ideally suited to the square format. Linked to Becky’s June Squares here

June Squares:Rooves / 24

Today, one from Sibiu, Romania – eyes in a roof, with a distinctly knowing look…. I love the angles, the lines in this, oh, and the textures too. Ideally suited to the square format. Linked to Becky’s June Squares here

June Squares: Rooves / 23

A roof with some resident Storks, seen in Romania….that nest looks a serious creation: Linked to Becky’s June squares here

June Squares: Rooves / 23

A roof with some resident Storks, seen in Romania….that nest looks a serious creation: Linked to Becky’s June squares here

V is for Viscri

For V, I have chosen Viscri, a village in rural Transylvania, reached by a very potholed unmade road when we visited. It has a wonderful solid old Saxon fortified church, the DeutschWeisskirche. First up, a slideshow of the village: ….and

V is for Viscri

For V, I have chosen Viscri, a village in rural Transylvania, reached by a very potholed unmade road when we visited. It has a wonderful solid old Saxon fortified church, the DeutschWeisskirche. First up, a slideshow of the village: ….and

R is for Rasnov

Rasnov is a ruined fortress in Transylvania, Romania. It was founded by the Teutonic Knights around 1225. It sits on a hilltop covered in fir trees, overlooking the town of the same name. It is in a stunning location –

R is for Rasnov

Rasnov is a ruined fortress in Transylvania, Romania. It was founded by the Teutonic Knights around 1225. It sits on a hilltop covered in fir trees, overlooking the town of the same name. It is in a stunning location –

M is for Miklosaure

Another trip into the past in rural Romania, it was like going back 200years….. Horses and carts, very few cars, manual labour in the fields. The first evening, we were entranced by the sight of the animals coming home from

M is for Miklosaure

Another trip into the past in rural Romania, it was like going back 200years….. Horses and carts, very few cars, manual labour in the fields. The first evening, we were entranced by the sight of the animals coming home from

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

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