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... them and blending them with onion, mayonaise, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Then there were these amazing morsels of happiness with rice and mince or veg combined into a cigar and wrapped in vine leaves. Or the mushroom soup made from locally foraged mushrooms. Of course, everything is accompanied with home grown organic vegetables. And the cakes! As I said, we are not quite sure what we have stumbled upon, but needless to say, we will be sad to get on the overnight train to Bucarest ...
... watch tv in the kitchen again but this guy kept talking to me. He seemed drunk. He was talking about this weird stuff that I should go visit Pakistan and that he can't be let in the USA. He was like do you want to know why? I didn't but I responded with if you want to tell me. If you go to Iran or Iraq, the USA won't let you in. I'm not going to bore you Gentle Readers. I watched some more TV and went to ...
... 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.
... pull out window T.T. I didn't realize this until towards the end of the train ride; better late than never!
The hotel is pretty close to the train station, but the neighborhood is extremely sketchy. There is a corner where kids wait and approach asking for money. They look about 5-7 years old.
Checking in was pretty straight forward. Air conditioning cost extra, so we plan to just sleep without sheets.
-- Ryan L.
... also was cash only (though they said in the next few weeks they would start accepting VISA payments).
We passed by a few religious buildings, the town theater, the city’s central square, and a memorial. The main part of Cluj-Napoca is relatively small and we walked around most of the town within the afternoon. We stopped by McDonalds to get a meal because it comes with a free World Cup Coca-Cola souvenir glass =).
-- Ryan L.