Gia Hostel

Libertatii street, #41, Sighisoara, Transylvania, 545400, Romania | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Sighisoara

Driving to Transylvania

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

6

The day kicks-off with a long drive to Transylvania, covering some of the most scenic countryside that I have ever driven through. Long winding roads through mountain passes, peasant villages, rolling green hills and Romania's best music on the radio were consistent throughout the 6 hour journey. However, it came at the cost of an average speed of 60km/h, as the roads become infuriatingly poor quality for long periods of time and overtaking battles were fought over ...

A step back in time...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

44

... of all usable building materials. After the revolution, the Bethlen family were given the castle back, and vowed to restore it to its former state. But, it is going to take a lot of cash, and time. When you visit, you'll see a shell with all rooms made safe and with the structure now largely intact. Much of the building is without electricity, and very few rooms have windows. The Communists really have a lot to answer for - their acts of cultural vandalism are on a par ...

Stairs, scares and Tiger Tooth

A travel blog entry by aszliross

... that will take us to the top of the hill to the church. It smells heavily of oil, which is what has preserved it all these years, and is as steep a some of the meanest parts of the Grind-- although maybe a slightly easier grade. Once at the top we hear about the history of the school and head towards the church to get some background on that as well. The door keeper informs us that this church has suffered a similar fate as others across Europe, lovely ...

I Vant to Buy a Teecket

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise

1

... and minibuses. I asked around and found out a minibus was leaving at 11. It was now 10 so I went inside to read and get out of the heat.

At 10:40, I went outside and the bus to Sighioara was already packed full! There were people buzzing around the bus like flies, trying to get on board. I was told to wait until noon, when there might be a bus, maybe, that would go to Sighisoara. I was told they came every hour.

I ...

Tour of Churches – Küküllődombó

A travel blog entry by bkozuma

4

... and bad organ playing. It was only a short interruption in retrospect, but it felt at the time like Hanna was trying to play the 18:49 minute version of In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. Soon, we went outside into the church yard, where the minister’s wife told Livia something very interesting about the triple kopjafa that is carved there in honor of the church’s 1100th anniversary. There are two faces carved ...

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