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... lapping up the thermal and salt baths, followed by a couple of saunas. Now I know what you are thinking, it's rough, but wait until I describe the food. Over the past week I think we have been treated to what I can only describe as a greatest hits of Austrian and Romanian cuisine. Breakfast is always fresh bread with eggs, butter,jams, cold meats and pickles. Lunch and dinner then come into their own. A highlight has been the eggplant dip made by roasting eggplants over the fire, ...
So only one person has commented on my picture that said ferocious bears attacked the church. Not true. I just wanted to see the reactions. Haha. Those lines in the church came to be bc the soldiers would sharpen their swords on the church so they had God's protection in battle. Bibiana and I woke after sleeping in which I definitely needed and made her happy. We walked around to two museums and one ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150 km along a mainly rural route towards the Romanian border. We pass through villages where there are stork nests on the top of every lamp post. Curiously some nests have just 1 adult standing guard whilst others have 4 or 5 clambering for space. Must google why!
It is early evening in Bucharest and I can already feel the difference between here and Cluj.
Bucharest is a bigger city, but I prefer the feel of Cluj. A big turn off was the mass amounts of people that approach asking to buy their products/services or just give them money.
It took a while, but we managed to find our place of stay. Luckily it is close to the train station. Tripaedvisor says there is ...
... also was cash only (though they said in the next few weeks they would start accepting VISA payments).
We passed by a few religious buildings, the town theater, the city’s central square, and a memorial. The main part of Cluj-Napoca is relatively small and we walked around most of the town within the afternoon. We stopped by McDonalds to get a meal because it comes with a free World Cup Coca-Cola souvenir glass =).
-- Ryan L.