#take12trips: Transylvania

An interesting fact about Hungary is that there is a large population of people living outside of the official borders of the country who identify as Hungarian and speak mainly Hungarian on a daily basis. The Szekely people located in Transylvania are one such subgroup of the Hungarian peoples, inhabiting a beautiful wooded landscape of hills and forests in Eastern Romania. Szekelys are often spoken about as the “Truest Hungarians,” reflected in their flavorful dialect, traditional livelihoods, and their loyalty and knowledge of ancient Hungarian folk customs. [Read more…]

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