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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... low as possible. We guess that their design reflects the original need for horse-sympathy. Guy and the Raven enjoy negotiating the curves a bit more than Hilli does! Sigishoara is an old Saxon settlement nestling into the bend of a river with its semicircle of protecting hills at the rear. The old city is amazingly well preserved (if a bit touristy) and we have a fascinating look-round before getting some traditional Romanian food at one of the eating-houses in the square. Hilli ...
The forecast is accurate for today and so the Raven gets a rest. We decide on a quiet day catching up, reading and crocheting. We have a lazy start before finding our way to the Carpati Hotel about a mile from the Fontana. It's a communist-era place done up for the 21st century. Stunning turquoise leather sofas greet us in the lobby... with orange walls, glaring marble and endless mirrors! We park ourselves happily in the empty ...
The day begins after brekkers with a Hilli-search for wool, while Guy uses the hotel in the square as a base for wifi because the Fontana system is down. He fails to make clear where he is actually going to be and so poor Hilli gets a lot more exercise than she'd planned. Oops! Luckily, the wool discovery is a 'total joy' and provides her with a modicum of compensation... We set ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150km 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!
... name; it was invented by Bram Stoker as a fictional name for what is known as the Tihuţa Pass, a pass in the Carpathian Mountains that connects Bistrita with Bukovina. Dracula's castle is also a work of fiction - the only Castle Dracula is a theme hotel, built in the mid-70s to attract tourists. And it worked, because here we are. We pulled up to the structure as a storm was brewing - as I photographed the hotel against ...