You see, it’s a real place, but it’s explained through this folkloric tale. Every folktale has a bit of truth within it, but there’s a lot of twisting of that truth through word of mouth, so the surface of the reality changes.Claire Richardson, as told to Aaron Schuman.
Photos from Claire Richardson's Beyond the Forest series. They were taken in central Romania, among villagers who claim to be descended from the children the Pied Piper led out of Hamelin.
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