Travel Blogs from Bistrita
... then said to me how about you give him one of our
caps we brought along. And so I did and he was very happy. He had a very large
scare on his head from a previous accident and so was happy with the hat to
offer some protection.
Excellent sleep and early rise. We headed in the direction
of a town called Sibiu where we found a camp for the night and intend on
driving the famous Romania road that featured on TopGear some time back. ...
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 ...
... went to lunch at a nice place. I met some of the Romanians I met in Bucharest and Cluj. We hung out all day just seeing stuff and meeting more people. Not the longest of blogs. The people were so nice. The nurses all were offered jobs in Ireland so that was super awesome. I met people who are part of an NGO called AIESEC. I had never heard of it ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150 km along a mainly rural route towards the Romanian border. We pass through villages where there are stork nests on the top of every lamp post. Curiously some nests have just 1 adult standing guard whilst others have 4 or 5 clambering for space. Must google why!
Today we have been afforded the chance to quietly divulge our fears regarding the driving capabilities of our new bus driver; today is the day we must trust this stranger (who looks like he may just kill us and eat us) to get us through difficult terrain and questionable road conditions as we make our way to Dracula's castle in the Borgo Pass.
To make matters less interesting for my readers, the Borgo Pass is not an ...