Travel Blogs from Sibiu
... She has trained her parents so well that they work for her when she is absent!. They cook a delicious supper for us of freshly caught river trout served with home brewed wine which is entirely palatable - especially after a long day's drive. SG communicates with the father in German and we get by. He is a former Judo professional and used to work in East Germany training the national team. We make sure we pay our bill!
* More World Cup football - ...
Today was solely focused on battling the Transfagarasan highway, Top Gear's #1 ranked road to drive in the world! It consists of 90km of a formerly military highway, that twists and turns its way over Romania's highest peaks (over 2000m), it's height results in it only being open for a few months a year, conveniently beginning a week before we arrived. At the beginning if the Transfagarasan, the Poenari Castle overlooked the ...
... spent most of the night throwing up. the other spend most of the night following him round, presumably clearing up. it was eventful. the next day I took a small walk around the old town, then down to the bus station to plan my escape from Sibiu. a small, sleepy town that surly would have been brought to life had there been more going on at the hostel. however it was either a stop here, or 13 straight hours on the bus to Bucharest, I know which I'd ...
As I meander throughout central and eastern europe, I look for interesting places to stay next. If there's an officially designated European Capital of Culture nearby, I always check it out. Sibiu was Miss European Capital of Culture 2007. This is for good reason. The place is a real gem. A picture postcard town with great squares, parks, churches, and a kick-ass art museum. A wonderful place to wander.
One of the parks has a designated ...
... you something about the economy here. Up the hill through the new town, to Villa Alice (179 lei or A$50 per night, no breakfast). Walked up about a thousand stairs to our room on the 4th floor, after being heavily quizzed by the owner about what we were doing about tours. Wasn’t very happy to find we’d already booked them with someone else (later find out that when Gigi from our tour company came around about 8pm, the owner told us he ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking