Hotel Castelano

Address: Strada Codrisor Nr. 23, Bistrita, 420179, Romania | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Strada Codrisor Nr. 23, Bistrita.
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        Travel Blogs from Bistrita


        A travel blog entry by 2buckleys on Sep 14, 2015

        17 photos

        ... The old town is formed around some lovely squares and is contained by the fortified wall with Towers at intervals along its length. These were built and by different guilds, mostly during the 1500's. The Boot-makers, The Furriers, The Tailors, The Butchers, The Rope-makers, The Tanners, The Tinsmiths and The Ironsmiths are all represented by a tower. This ...

        Home Alone - in Romania

        A travel blog entry by 2buckleys on Sep 09, 2015

        61 photos

        ... I was reluctant. She promised me, "No big animals." Well, what a treat it turned out to be. "Circus Lollipop" is a troupe of artists who travel (on assignment) to a community. They set up a 'big top' and recruit their cast from the local community. After a few days of rehearsal, donning some basic costumes and the application of stage make-up and the show is 'on'.

        In this case it was in Bazna and the entire cast was made up ...


        A travel blog entry by 2buckleys on Aug 25, 2015

        29 photos

        ... the traffic volume was quite high with trams, bendy buses, buses, trolley buses, cars, horse carts, bicycles and pedestrians sharing the lane. Once past this bit the traffic suddenly came to a standstill. There was a group of horses (6) milling about on the road and pavement. They were frisky being out of their traces and they had no reins on them. We assumed they had escaped from a yard somewhere and went for an unsupervised canter. Fortunately ...

        Rural Romania

        A travel blog entry by agbucks on Jul 08, 2014

        1 comment, 4 photos

        ... 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.


        Bram Stoker's Big Adventure

        A travel blog entry by haskalah on May 22, 2011

        6 photos

        ... name; it was invented by Bram Stoker as a fictional name for what is known as the Tihuţa Pass, a pass in the Carpathian Mountains that connects Bistrita with Bukovina. Dracula's castle is also a work of fiction - the only Castle Dracula is a theme hotel, built in the mid-70s to attract tourists. And it worked, because here we are. We pulled up to the structure as a storm was brewing - as I photographed the hotel against ...