Birthplace of Dracula


It is generally accepted that Bram Stoker’s famous character, Dracula, was based on the historical figure Vlad Tepes (also called Vlad Dracula and Vlad the Impaler).

Vlad was born in this well to do house in Sighisoara (pictures 1 and 2) in November or December 1431. Continue reading “Birthplace of Dracula”

Sighisoara – Let’s Do The Time Warp


Having watched the Rocky Horror Picture Show the other night and the 2006 Rocky Horror Tribute Show last night I was reminded of my own visit to (transsexual) Transylvania a few years back and the fact that I had not yet shared with my dear Reader here a series of reviews I wrote on delightful Sighisoara. Continue reading “Sighisoara – Let’s Do The Time Warp”