Eagles’ bathingplace

Eagles’ bathingplace

Ceahlau montain, Romania

 

Eiders were saying that on these places, was a few centuries ago a shepherd, who came from somewhere in Transylvania, a tutuian, as people called it. He was very worthy that he could manage to put the bear down a single effort, and he was handsome, and besides all, he was playing peerlessly the oat that stood to hear not only the sheep but also the people and those bad wild animals such as bears, wolves and lynx. Whith Lisandru, because so was called the lad, fell in love the doughtier of the prince and it was known that the old boyar was the richest in the whole region, having lands with slaves, beautiful houses in the city, countless flocks of sheep and plentiful herds of cattle. But the daughter of the prince was living mostly closed in the misty palace, about villagers many cursed events were telling, and the boyar was expecting suitors with rank and wealth. He found a son of a boyar to be his son in law and everyone was expecting the carriage of the groom, who was belonging one of the most honorable family of Moldovia even related to the ruler. But love often does not take into account the wealth and prince’s daughter run away with the handsome shepherd to his sheepfold from the Ceahlau Montain. No one knew about the girl, and the prince put his servants to find her, he even has promised five coins of gold for the one who could give an explanation. It was found an old woman, a Devil’s beldam, which showed that the girl could be at the sheepfold of Lisandru, at Eagles’ bathingplace. Armed servants have left to catch him between spears and abyss. Lisandru ran up with his face up towards the rocks, but did not succeed to extinguish the fire. They watched and lured him promises of gold and nobility, but the young man asked for blessing of marriage.

But the boyar not even wanted to hear… The girl and the lad headed to the edge of the precipice and have thrown themselves into the abyss below. They have crushed of sharp edges of the rocks.. Some of the elders do not believe that this would have happened. Thay are saying that Lisandru only pretended that he threw himself, but he jumped on a path, known by himself only, and escaped the encirclement. He got lost in the world with the girl he loved and who had rejected the comfort living among the wealthy. They lived with fewer possessions, but much love and happiness…

 

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