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Introducing: Random Transylvanian villages

Criş [pronounced: Krish], Biertan [Bee-air-tun] and Şaroş [Shah-rosh] are more or less random villages in Southern Transylvania. Biertan is more well-known (at least it has a Wikipedia entry), something Criş and Şaroş don’t have. I checked them out on a small road trip with two friends, just before the new year, so – if you go to Transylvania and just take any random road to the left, or the right, below is something you may find.

I found out about the Criş castle long after I had left home.

Former headquarters of a Hungarian noble family, Bethlen, it was Read more of this post