Travel Blogs from Baia Mare
... very nice atmosphere. They all had superb old buildings.
As well as historic all towns, there were the Saxon fortified churches, the Painted churches of Southern Bucovina, and the wooden churches of Maramures.
Add to this all the wonderful rural landscape –impossibly green vistas, fields of sunflowers, haymaking, horse-drawn ploughs and long, skinny 4-wheeled carts.
The people were friendly, and we had no negative encounters. The only ...
... our role to raise him. So not a light role to take on in my opinion. The Baptism was brilliant, I had little clue what was going on most of the time, said Da “yes” some of the other time, and undressed – re-dressed and dipped him in water. Then I was told I did a great job lets drink! The day turned into night and after almost 10hrs straight of dancing, drinking, and getting to know ‘the extended relatives’ which laughed and couldn’t ...
... We learned a bit about Romanian folk art and symbolism - I bought a marriage stick (the name I cannot recall, but I assure you I won't be giving it to anyone anytime soon) and we realised Ellen to be a genius, as she quickly solved a rather difficult wooden Rubix-cube-of-sorts. Dr. Di and I had a sort of unfortunate adventure, regarding an outhouse (they did not have plumbing - which is fine, but not when grandma ...
... i was scared to lose. For many reason – I was scared of being alone (then and forever), i was scared to travel for such a long period of time (with many people doubting my ability to do so), i was scared to lose what i felt was most important to me. 12 months later i finally realize that what should have happened in that car park was a celebration of what i was about to discover – that i was what should have been most important and this journey was ...
... racket. There were quite a few people on bikes in the villages although often people could be seen using their bikes to carry heavy bags of produce back from their allotments. Lada's and square boxy cars are everywhere, which is quite interesting if you are not used to it as everyone sat in their car waiting looks like a really shifty villain out of a bond movie. I saw so many really cool pimped Lada's many of which had really stupid graphics along the top of the windows akin ...
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Other places to stay in Baia Mare
Piata Libertatii 11, Baia Mare | Hotelfrom $87
Str. Minerva 16, Baia Mare | 4 star hotelfrom $73
23 Bucuresti Avenue, Baia Mare | 3 star hotelfrom $53
11 Bulevard Unirii, Baia Mare | Hotelfrom $59
str. Culturii, nr. 3 , Baia Mare | Hotelfrom $56
Str. Firirza Nr. 1, Baia Mare | Hotelfrom $21