Travel Blogs from Sibiu
... in the restaurant.
As I sit writing this on the balcony at 6:30am on Monday morning, the sun is stroking the peak high above as it works its way slowly into the valley. It lights up a flock of sheep slowly following a shepherd high up near the peak. It's chilly and two waterfalls provide a constant soundtrack. Four donkeys amble slowly up the road. There's not a cloud in the sky. It's supremely peaceful as the new day starts.
... to the church. At this point the bride is sequestered by her friends and the groom is required to pay to get to see her. Mike offered them some Romanian Lei, but they told him it was not enough, he then offered them US dollars and they told him they had no use for that - so he retorted that all he had left was his unconditional love for Elena and he was granted access to see Her. We then departed for the 10 minute drive to the church. Once there, the bridal party ...
We were picked up in Sanaia by Mike and Elena's friends. At this point I have to mention how accommodating and gracious they have been. Elena arranged for friends or family to pick us up and escort us everywhere, from the airport to sight-seeing and then to the wedding venue. First stop was Brasov where we visited the Black Church. It got its name from a fire in the late 1600's that destroyed all of Brasov and much of the church. ...
... ease. Every one seems to know each other so the market is clearly for hone consumption,
We walked around and the little coffee shop served coffee in small cups. No one helping the owner so towards the end of the morning there was hardly room on the counter for another dirty cup! One person, a lady named Diane was into painting small calligraphic scenes from medieval books. Rather like that Maureen does with her flower paintings. She was a ...
So leaving my safe haven in the UK after spending an INCREDIBLE month there was very hard. Meeting the love of my life on my travels and journey of self-discovery seemed surreal and too good to be true, but it indeed was true and as strong a feeling as the strength of a ton of bricks hitting you without warning.
I said goodbye to Joshua with tears, a wave before going through security, and fear of the unknown as my comfort zone was being left ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking