Travel Blogs from Sibiu
... 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 ...
... the peaks!! The views were spectacular, and the road was as twisty and turny as any I have been on. As we had run out of gas last night, we were on the hunt for a gas station with an LPG tank, which we found very quickly. Getting the tank out from under the seat, not so quick!! Logan had boxed it in! He had to use a small pen knife saw to get it out. After all that, the fitting to fill ...
... we needed to turn around, again, no easy feat. As we were attempting a 20 point turn a guy pulled up behind us. He lived in the house up a little track to the side and had an English girl and 3 Americans volunteering at his house! Who would believe that in the middle of nowhere we would bump into 5 English speaking people, probably the only english speaking people for miles around. Anyway, we had a quick drink, a chat and a ...
... 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 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking