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... later with a change over cylinder. Fantastic and off we
set very grateful for their help.
However whilst we were stuffing around time had marched on
and when we crossed into Romania we were in for a big shock. Romania is
definitely the poor peripheral country, road were not so good and the traffic a
little more random.
The first town is dominated by a coal burning power station
and the place just looked like we had seen in India. So we pushed ...
Cobbled streets are ******* the feet. Blisters after so much tourism, I sat out part of the climbing but still got several shots. We had lunch at a restaurant just up from Vlad's house that was authentic Romanian (remember, George was born here, so he knows), before we started off to circle the walled city. Back in the car after another long day of tourism, driving back and sleepiness overwhelms us ...
... jeans. I put the outer shell of my ski jacket on and they kept me dry. My bags are a little wet though. A nice lady gave me a plastic bag to put my jeans in. I was searching for a bag bc I couldn't remember if I had one or not. I'm hoping my place has laundry or somewhere I can hang up my jeans. Timisoara is really pretty. I met the hostel people ...
... 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.
... nodded and laughed when I asked if he drank on the job - he may or may not be kidding, but he can apparently dodge cows and speeding cars, so I'm reasonably okay with that).
After dinner, we constructed a bonfire-type-thing, and drank wine out of plastic cups and told ghost stories, some of which were just stories of accidents and not paying proper attention to ones' surroundings. But ah well, I supposed most of them are.