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... bought a kilo and a
quarter of fresh juicy cherries for only £1.85. We saw strawberries
and cabbages for sale too.
Parts of the country are very
beautiful, but the Romanians don't seem to have cottoned on to
international tourism yet. Indeed, big motorcycles must be a very
uncommon sight given some of the looks we have been getting from the
locals, especially in the ...
... and the second highest, Negoiu. The road connects the
historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia, and the cities of
Sibiu and Pitesti.
It's often the case that when you wear
waterproof clothing you end up not needing it. That was almost the
case for us today, just the occaisonal light shower but nothing too
bad at all really. With about ten kilometres left to the top of the
... they looked fine. He would not give me a receipt as he seemed to not understand what I was saying. I am sure he pocketed the money for himself and there was no trail of my being there.
I walked around looking for a grocery store and I got a bad vibe. I am not saying I felt in danger but close. I did not feel very welcomed and could not trust anyone to not scam me in some way. There was nothing nice in the area. I ...
Waking up in Belgrade, we both felt like we had grit in our teeth from the very air. Seeing the city in the daylight, it seemed just as dirty as the evening before but not protected by the cover of night. We left the car parked at the hostel and walked in the direction of the Kalmegdan fortress that we'd read about but still had no real idea what it was. Everyone we passed had yummy looking pastries, so we added a bakery to our list of attractions to see and picked up a ...
We left Belogradchik in the morning by the 9 o' clock minibus to Vidin, onto which we had to squeeze ourselves, as it seemed also very popular with the local older population. Amazing how many people fit in such a van.
Upon our save arrival in Vidin we spend some time on shopping, before we had a stroll across town with a local, who showed us the way and then came along for a little while showing us the remains of a synagogue, and pointing us towards the little castle Baba ...