We spend the morning at Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, colonial capital of the Roman province of Dacia, with amphitheatre, temples, forum and the residence of the province’s financial procurator. This afternoon we visit the 15th century Gothic Hunyad Castle and the church at Desus. [We actually visited a different castle, Corvin’s Castle, and in the morning.  We visited the church around 11:00, but of course being Sunday there was a service underway, followed by a procession to the cemetery during which the church was locked, so we never really got to see the inside frescos.  The archaeological site was in the afternoon.  Dinner was moved to a different floor, and non-buffet, due to a party in the scheduled 11th floor eatery.]

Day 9 - May 12