OLD MACHINERY—A LIVE STEAM RIDE—BEARS—-WHAT COULD BE A BETTER ADVENTURE! HOW IS THE GIFT SHOP?
During our tour of Transylvania, we had to take some tough decision: which attractions to include and which to exclude. With only 6 full days, it was impossible to pack all attractions I had on my wish list, for this reason we had to be selective.
Here are the attractions that, in my opinion, are surely worth a visit. And I will tell you why…
ASTRA MUSEUM IN SIBIU:
For those with limited time to visit Romania, the Astra Museum is a must. It is an open air museum (apparentely the largest of the kind in Europe), where traditional Romanian folk culture is showcased.
It contains a vast collection of buildings from various parts of the country and focuses on the simple life of Romanian peasants, their occupations and traditions. We found the old peasant technologies such as waterwheelsandwindmills powering forges, fuelling mills and presses particularly interesting. Traditional means of…
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