Retro Youth Hostel
Travel Blogs from Cluj-Napoca
... machinery and the Romanian version of the haystack is the hayman – it is made
by hand not machine.
*Our destination for tonight is Dej and it is sadly not the rural idyll we hoped. It is a busy little place without too many facilities. We eat yet another pizza supper in a small
restaurant in the old town centre.
* More World Cup football on TV - Germany v Brazil.
... pull out window T.T. I didn't realize this until towards the end of the train ride; better late than never!
The hotel is pretty close to the train station, but the neighborhood is extremely sketchy. There is a corner where kids wait and approach asking for money. They look about 5-7 years old.
Checking in was pretty straight forward. Air conditioning cost extra, so we plan to just sleep without sheets.
-- Ryan L.
... also was cash only (though they said in the next few weeks they would start accepting VISA payments).
We passed by a few religious buildings, the town theater, the city’s central square, and a memorial. The main part of Cluj-Napoca is relatively small and we walked around most of the town within the afternoon. We stopped by McDonalds to get a meal because it comes with a free World Cup Coca-Cola souvenir glass =).
-- Ryan L.
Day 6: Today we continued on our travels and we crossed the border yet again and today we are going to Romania and we are going to Cluj-Napoca. When we got there we went to War-Zone Paintball Centre and we played paint balling their for the day. We had so much fun and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had a fun day today and we are really looking forward to ...
... in the early stages of becoming a cabin resort. We were able to sleep inside the common room, we lit a roaring fire and drank some wines, lots of talking, took it in turns of falling asleep in front of the fire before dragging our mattress's in front of the fire at 4am. Saturday 5th - this morning we all woke up with a rich smell of fire embedded into us. With the day light we were able to explore a lot more, we found an outdoor fire with a grill so we got the ...