Camping Doua Lumi
Travel Blogs from Sibiu
Wednesday 9th July 2014
* Romania is 2 hours ahead of England. It's tough getting up to the alarm call. Against our better judgement we stayed up to watch the Brazil v Germany match. SG was also catching up on Blog Writing. Previously on Rally Andina she was responsible for only 1 day a week and now it is all 7!
* The First Aid Kit is opened for the first time to tend to AG'S bleeding elbow. He trips on a marble staircase in ...
... its lofty position atop a mountain, requiring some 1500 steps to reach. Lesser known by tourists, this is the actual castle of Vlad the Impaler, however, it predominately lies in ruins thanks to a bombardment of Turkish artillery. Featuring some examples of impaling at the entrance and it's eerie history made this castle an imposing sight. Back in the car we begun our journey along the Transfagarasan. After the first 60km ...
... Jochen read his book. Then the ferry arrived.
Well, when I say ferry, this was actually two seperate hulls welded
together to form a pontoon style deck with a ramp sticking out the
front, but she did our job well and at €2 for the bike and a
further €1 for the rider was good value.
We were running a bit later than
expected after the ferry but headed on north ...
... the bus to Bucharest is where I am writing this entry, again on winding roads through the countryside. the hostel I have booked in Bucharest sent a very helpful email through with extensive directions on how to get to the hostel. I never know how to react to this. are they trying to be genuinely helpful, or is it a case of "everybody gets lost coming here, you won't do any better, even with these directions." from my experiences so far, probably a bit of ...
... happened each time the wildebeest played. No wonder he was hesitant. He'd played these predators so often that he sensed (even if he couldn't see) the trap. After the slaughter, two predators would go at it and make seemingly crazy moves that I wouldn't understand the reason for until at least 4 moves later.
After a couple of hours of riveting chess, I take my leave. I don't want to go, but I really have to pee and I'm just not that ...