Early morning in Parajd, Transylvania.

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (12)

theolfa on March 20, 2009

Thanks, Rory, for allowing me to view your site. I've had a quick glimpse and I will have a real look later when I have more time. Bonus having Galatas as well. Theolfa

mirceaciurdar on January 21, 2010

You shod have pute the photo at Praid not at Voievozi.

theolfa on January 22, 2010

Mirceaciurdar, it is only a few days ago that someone made me relocate this photo and told me I was very stupid, so I changed it. Now you tell me I was right the first time? I stayed in this village for a week and I know it is near the saltmine at **PRAJAD as you can see by my Transylvania photos. Maybe the idiot who told me to change it is the stupid one. Theolfa

theolfa on January 15, 2011

Parajd is correct

archrodney NO VIEWS on May 12, 2011

This town is "Segesvár" in Hungarian and we were taught Sándor Petőfi, one of the most popular Hungarian poets died here. Looks very laidback and ravaged. cheers, archrodney!

theolfa on May 12, 2011

Really? I really enjoyed my stay in this little town, in the area where Zsigmond was born, and we have some very happy memories of the welcome we received. Every day was a party, but the best one was the surprise party in the saltmines. Cheers! Theolfa

theolfa on May 13, 2011

Parajd, Transylvania is where we were, Archrodney, where the population is Szeklar and Romanians are very few, in fact I think there are more Roma/gypsies, than Romanians. Note the percentages. I don't know why Pano chose to put the other name on the map, but when I read the population stats on Segesvar I knew it was incorrect, but thanks! I'm always keen to learn. Szia! Theolfa

archrodney NO VIEWS on May 13, 2011

Szia Theolfa! Regarding to Google Maps it takes 1 hour by car to go to Segesvár from Parajd but I think it's nothing for someone who lives in Canada. :) I've already been to Romania but never in Transylvania or in Székely Land but I hope it will change in the future. I'm always keen to learn as well. :) Now, it's time to listen to the Székely Anthem with pictures of Hungarian towns in Romania, Parajd is at 0:42, Segesvár is at 3:15. cheers, archrodney!

theolfa on May 14, 2011

That is a very interesting link, Archrodney and I enjoyed the anthem with assorted pictures. When we went to Transylvania, it took over six hours in a private bus with 40 of Zsigmond's 'family', and we passed through lots of forest, and saw many exotic gypsy palaces. I would guess that you flew to Romania and over Transylvania. Am I right? Theolfa

archrodney NO VIEWS on May 15, 2011

This anthem is very emotional (at least for Hungarians) and I'm glad you enjoyed it. It took 6 hours from where? We went to places around Arad which is very close to the border, still it was the farthest I've ever been to. If I'm not mistaken it's inside Bánát but definitely not in Transylvania. :) archrodney

theolfa on October 2, 2014

Six hours from Budapest (Hungary)

Sign up to comment. Sign in if you already did it.

Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 26, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by theolfa
    • Camera: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY KODAK DX3900 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA
    • Taken on 2000/01/10 06:25:15
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/350)
    • Focal Length: 7.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

Groups