Travel Blogs from Sibiu
... each new area.
* At lunch break we strike lucky & stop in Medias, a lovely little town with medieval origins.
* The cost of living is getting cheaper. Long may it continue. Romania seems very good value after the Eurozone countries.
* Thanks to Booking.com we have reserved a room in a little pension in the village of Cartisoara. It is an amazing website. Many participating members operate offer a 24 hr cancellation ...
... its lofty position atop a mountain, requiring some 1500 steps to reach. Lesser known by tourists, this is the actual castle of Vlad the Impaler, however, it predominately lies in ruins thanks to a bombardment of Turkish artillery. Featuring some examples of impaling at the entrance and it's eerie history made this castle an imposing sight. Back in the car we begun our journey along the Transfagarasan. After the first 60km ...
... a lunch stop
in Craiova the ground started to rise, slowly at first then very much
more dramatically as we started onto the TransAlpina. But it was
raining, heavily and even the YingBo couldn't help to make matters
any better. By the time we reached the top we were in thick cloud
and heavy rain with winds swirling about us. Luckily though, for
just a minute or two the clouds ...
okay so where are we? ah yes, Sibiu, a small town in Central Romania. what can I tell you about it? not a lot. In fact, probably about as much as the hostel owner told me, nothing. on arrival I was taken into a cafe/bar and had to fill out a form. pretty standard procedure, expect they normally fill the form out for you. I was then taken to my room, but given no tour of the kitchen or bathroom. I went back into the bar and asked for a map. I got handed a ...
... just went as she went. The announcers were so impressed by this, they actually showed closeups of feces dribbling down her leg. This was a badge of honor they would proclaim, a mark of true dedication. I'm sure she was thrilled by the coverage.
So maybe these old guys, rather that lose their place in the rotation to go use the restroom, just **** themselves instead. They seem really dedicated.
Rather than try to jump in, I ...