Coroana De Aur

4 Piata Petru Rares, Bistrita, Romania | Hotel
Prices starting from $62.00
 

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Rural Romania

A travel blog entry by agbucks

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... modern forms of transport & partly finished villas are everywhere to be seen. These are surely a sign of an absent workforce who send money back home.Building projects happen as & when..

* We drive into the hills known as Transylvania. It is a wonderfully rural route. We see many more horse & carts. Farmers & their families are busy in the fields getting the hay ready. There ...

Battling the Transfagarasan

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... disappointing, it was certainly windy but nothing spectacular. However, the final 30km blew us away, as the highway rounded the mountain top and the sheer cliffs and amazing views began. Agreeing with Top Gear, I would say that this is indeed the best road that I have ever driven. Our journey ended in Sibiu, with a walk around the Old Town and a much deserved healthy portion of Romanian dinner after over 7 hours if treacherous ...

Driving to Transylvania

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... wagons and Danish caravan convoys. Standard overtaking procedure required blind faith that there was no oncoming traffic and accelerate aggressively through the winding turns. Shortly after arriving at Sighisoara, Rose and I were exploring the Old Town, a well preserved village within city walls, complete with clock tower and citadel. Hiking to the citadel on top of the hill required walking through an eerie graveyard, giving a very Transylvanian feel to the ...

A step back in time...

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... t as stout of haunch as your genial blogger. They were smaller, and more lithe than us today so you do have to be careful. My bonce took more than one hit from an almighty oak beam!

Our next stop was the smaller but equally as explorable church if Malancrav. Most of the churches here are kept locked so as to preserve the valuable things inside, and you have to get the key from a local person. This church's key was in the possession of an old lady who had a ...

The Peasant Life

A travel blog entry by liliflynn

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... grilled veggies, polenta pancake filled with pork, a jug of wine and pint of local beer (not to mention the mountain of complimentary bread that is standard in the region) for almost $30, not bad value for one of the fancier restaurants. Adding to our dining experience was a series of delightful traditional Romanian folk dancing that really impressed me, the music was very upbeat and appeared to mostly consists of loud whistles and ...

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good