Hostel Fortress

Str. Cetatii 34, Arad, Transylvania, 290000, Romania | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Arad

Storks and art-deco camping

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman on Jul 18, 2014

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... full document check. Vans are asked to open up the back doors for a good nose around.
But we get a smile and a mock salute. "Good bikes" says the armed uniformed guard. We smile and thumbs-up in return and are on our way. On the Romanian side there is a gas station. Petrol is cheaper still. We fill and change some money. The rate is appalling but at least we now have a few Lei. There is a squadron of storks nesting atop ...

F*ck, more rain...

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad on Jul 03, 2014

... you.

Highlight of the day for me was at the Hungary/Romania border, got asked for the bike docs by a Romanian border guard, I gave him an A4 receipt from the hotel in Brno (Written in English) he had a good look and than passed it back with a cheery "Thanks"
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Timisoara in the rain

A travel blog entry by kvstark on May 04, 2014

... meant I didn’t need to worry about getting in to Budapest in time to find an evening mass. And it was sort of good that I wasn’t particularly trying for any bus because it turns out, the train station is kind of far away. It would have definitely been better to take the tram. Except that I didn’t have a schedule or a route map and they were only running about every half hour, and you are supposed to buy tickets from kiosks outside of the trams ...

Transylvania (aka, TImisoara)

A travel blog entry by kvstark on May 03, 2014

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... but it is a hostel. Usually we confine that sort of behavior to the dorm room though, at least, if not only to the shower.

Anyways, I finished my food and shortly thereafter my bus came. To get from Belgrade to Timisoara, Romania, I had decided to go with geotours bus company. They do point-to-point bus service via minibuses from Belgrade to a lot of places. I'd almost used them to get from Sarajevo to Belgrade, but they left too late ...

Bus troubles

A travel blog entry by tomholmes on Apr 22, 2014

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... the construction would last until December 2015! probably not worth hanging around to see it finished then! I did manage to find some Easter market stalls and took a walk round them in the sunshine, the 1st sun id seen since split! now I think we may be doing something wrong in England, the Easter "weekend" over here started on Thursday and run through to Tuesday! as I got back to the hostel, I took a hopeful punt on soccer way to see if there was a game ...

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This hostel, located on Str. Cetatii 34, Arad, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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