Travel Blogs from Bistrita
... is trickling into my eyes and making them sting.
Yet again we drop on an excellent lodging for the night. It may be luck, but The tourist areas of Romania seem to be filled with lovely pensions run by lovely people. Of course certain principles apply. You can tell a lot by studying a potential lodging from outside. If the building and gardens are neat and tidy so will be the rooms. Look for secure off-road parking. Is it ...
... over a low pass. The road is twisty with a few hairpins. At the summit we stop for a quick snack from our supplies. Mick has become a fan of the big bags of crisps with a picture of Lionel Messi on the front. At the summit there are the usual Romany hawkers selling berries and honey at the roadside.
As we glide down from the pass it starts to rain and it soon becomes very ...
Ok we made it to "The greatest road in the world"' (Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear).
No words until the morning. Sensory overload. Fill yer boots......
respectfully suggest you view this lot in slideshow ...
... 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 ...
Halloween is one of those holidays that brings out the fun in many people. Families dress their children up in cute princess costumes or furry bear suits, put bee costumes on their dogs and cats, and get phony blood and ax wigs for themselves. The gruesome and the evil come out from legend, and everything and anything horror, spooky, ghoulish, witchly, scary, and outright freaky comes out. It's the only time seeing someone dressed as Frankenstein driving in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service