Travel Blogs from Sibiu
Today was solely focused on battling the Transfagarasan highway, Top Gear's #1 ranked road to drive in the world! It consists of 90km of a formerly military highway, that twists and turns its way over Romania's highest peaks (over 2000m), it's height results in it only being open for a few months a year, conveniently beginning a week before we arrived. At the beginning if the Transfagarasan, the Poenari Castle overlooked the ...
100km on fairly mixed roads took us to
the little town of Oriahovo where we were to get a ferry across the
Danube to Romania. Arriving at 10-30am meant that we had some time
to kill until the ferry was due to depart at noon. Apart from a
rather flagrant toilet block there were no facilities al all to speak
of so after a look about which took all of three minutes I took a nap
on a ...
... spent most of the night throwing up. the other spend most of the night following him round, presumably clearing up. it was eventful. the next day I took a small walk around the old town, then down to the bus station to plan my escape from Sibiu. a small, sleepy town that surly would have been brought to life had there been more going on at the hostel. however it was either a stop here, or 13 straight hours on the bus to Bucharest, I know which I'd ...
... and I would bite my tongue.
My mind would then enter the mind of the wildebeest. You do see this, don't you? Yes, he see's it, but he's hesitant. I don't understand why. It's the decisive move of the match. It will devastatingly tip the balance. You must make that move. Make it. MAKE IT!!!
I prevail over the mind of the wildebeest. The move is in fact devastating. It's a trap and the wildebeest is taken down yet again.
... and about 25 mins to get back down!! It was interesting though and that's today's exercise done! After our morning trek, we drove on up the Tranfagarsan Road, the road that links Transylvania to Wallachia, 2 regions. It goes between the countries 2 highest peaks and the van reached 2067m, the highest road so far. The 'Trans Marathon' was also on so we saw loads of poor souls slogging it up and ...
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