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... at The Transylvania Bank for more cash then ride east on country roads heading for Ramnicu Vacea. The plan is to ride north through the Faragas range to Sibiu then approach the Transfăgărășan Highway from the north.
We encounter a lot of traffic and slow to a crawl. It becomes apparent why shortly, as we pass through the biggest open-air market I have ever seen. It's like a gigantic car boot sale with ...
... br> * We are in central Translyvania country - isn't that also Dracula country?
* The older generation Romanians are diminutive people. We wonder whether their physique is a result of the quality of their diet during their childhood. In contrast middle aged folk seem generally more robust! The women in traditional clothing wear long floral skirts and headscarf. The men invariably wear shirt and trousers & a hat, the design of which seems to ...
... disappointing, it was certainly windy but nothing spectacular. However, the final 30km blew us away, as the highway rounded the mountain top and the sheer cliffs and amazing views began. Agreeing with Top Gear, I would say that this is indeed the best road that I have ever driven. Our journey ended in Sibiu, with a walk around the Old Town and a much deserved healthy portion of Romanian dinner after over 7 hours if treacherous ...
... give us a view of where we
actually were and it was spectacular. High jagged peaks were all
around with the road winding it's way through them, there are no
barriers, no run off areas, just steep drops off to either side. You
are on your own up here.
The rain started to ease off as we
dropped down the northern side of the mountains towards Sebe and for
a while we enjoyed ...
... 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 ...