Biertan

There are two more fortified churches near Mediaş that are recommended to visit: Richis and Biertan. We decided to visit both after leaving Bajel on our way onwards. Getting there provided us with a scenic drive through green rolling hills. We even found another rather nice church on the way. Richis was a bit of…

Gorgeous gorges and mediocre Mediaş

Weary of churches we headed south back through Baia Mare. Our first stop was a VW garage for a mechanic’s opinion on why Trevor’s temperature gauge was always at 0 degrees celsius. After a lot of discussion about waiting a week for testing and repairs we breathed a sigh of relief. Thankfully we got the…

A journey through the churches of Maramures

Having spent alot of time in Budapest city we were ready for something a little bit different. On our way East across Hungary we stopped off and slept in a motorway rest station before continuing to Romania early the next day. Our destination was the northwestern area of Maramures famed for its wooden churches, sleepy…