Hotel Excelsior Timisoara
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... the kindness. My sister Karen actually gave me that towel when we went to Italy over her Spring Break in 2009. I gifted it to Mariah who said she would gift it to someone else. The American is super cool too. She's writing a blog and just doing a nomadic kind of lifestyle. I wish them the best. They are really awesome women. I'm glad I'm on this trip as a solo backpackers meeting other solo female travelers. I didn't take any photos today. ...
I have the worst luck with public transport. Seriously.
We were told the train to Brasov left at 8:20am. We got up with plenty of time, stopped for breakfast and snacks at the mini-mart, and made it with time to spare.
Or so we thought.
It turns out the train actually left earlier, and by the time we got to the ticket counter we only had two minutes to purchase and get to the furtherest platform. In other words, not enough time.
... was key.
I'm currently in Timisoara, a rather pretty town not too far from the Serbian-Romanian border. We took an early train from Belgrade to Vrsac, then another from Vrsac to here. The five hour journey cost seven euro. That's kind of ridiculous, though no more ridiculous than the 90 euro cent gourmet pancakes we had during the layover. Again, I kind of feel guilty for spending so little.
Timisoara is a nice ...
What a neat city! We didn't have a great first impression, since the taxi that took us from the train station to the hostel tried to charge us the equivalent of $120 for a 7 minute cab ride in the Romanian currency (we ended up paying 10 euros which was like 5x too much anyways but better than 100!) Fortunately, things only improved from there, and we had only positive experiences with cab ...
... the window and a fragile old lady tried to step in front of me. I edged her to the side when she said something I assumed meant "I'm asking for information." Okay then. I'm not an a-hole.
I pantomimed and illustrated my need for a ticket to Budapest. We both understood each other and were ready for our awesome international transaction when it turned out I needed CASH. The only ATM in the station was currently being fixed. I was keeping it together.