Cetățuia de pe Strajă: A Photo Essay

Oct 24, 2018    /    stories & photos

The first thing I see when I look out my window in the mornings here in Brasov is a white-washed fortress on the top of the hill surrounded by trees. Stone walls stretch upward. Rounded turrets peek out from behind sharp corners. And the sun rises behind the hill, throwing...

A Day in Rasnov, Romania (In Photos)

Oct 10, 2018    /    stories & photos

Skirt the hills from Brasov and follow the busy road and eventually you'll find yourself in nearby Rasnov—a small town built up at the foot of a hill with a fortress on top overlooking it all. The fortress is free to explore and full of kitschy gift stalls (and one very...