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So only one person has commented on my picture that said ferocious bears attacked the church. Not true. I just wanted to see the reactions. Haha. Those lines in the church came to be bc the soldiers would sharpen their swords on the church so they had God's protection in battle. Bibiana and I woke after sleeping in which I definitely needed and made her happy. We walked around to two museums and one ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150 km along a mainly rural route towards the Romanian border. We pass through villages where there are stork nests on the top of every lamp post. Curiously some nests have just 1 adult standing guard whilst others have 4 or 5 clambering for space. Must google why!
It is early evening in Bucharest and I can already feel the difference between here and Cluj.
Bucharest is a bigger city, but I prefer the feel of Cluj. A big turn off was the mass amounts of people that approach asking to buy their products/services or just give them money.
It took a while, but we managed to find our place of stay. Luckily it is close to the train station. Tripaedvisor says there is ...
We haven't passed any "changer" that allows us to purchase currency with our VISA credit cards. Since I don’t want to be charged for a cash advance or a foreign ATM withdrawal, we are trying to live off credit card purchases while in Romania. Especially since we are only in 2 Romanian cities for a total of 2 full days.
Everything is quite affordable in Cluj-Napoca, and the grocery store next door accepts VISA (luckily). We were ...
... quicker, full of character, stories and jokes! The 10 hour train trip was long but we got to see some really beautiful countryside, snow capped mountains, forests and the occasional gypsy camp in run down towns. James' friends Cata and Rovi were waiting on the platform for us with big open arms. They drove us back to their place where we were given the grand tour of their house and sat out on their balcony for a drink and a huge chat with a stunning view of the city! ...