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... with Romanian subtitles. This was supposed to improve our Romanian but since the film starred Sylvester Stallone, and Arnie, we only now know the Romanian for phrases that I doubt, and hope, we will never need.
Breakfast was good even if we were the only ones there, maybe we were the only guests or maybe everyone else was still in bed. Anyway the rain has stopped so it is now time to head for them there hills.
... sunning herself in the outdoor pool. The saunas were fantastic, but being Bridget's first time, she found it all a bit overwhelming. Maybe something to do with the first one we entered being 80-100 degrees. The ruin bars in downtown Budapest were also great fun - essentially they are bars in previously abandoned buildings, usually covered in street art and various installations. Our final day, yesterday, we spent in Szentendre, a small artist commune about a ...
As the birth place of the Romanian Revolution I was quite keen to explore this town.
In mid December 1989 protests broke out against the governments attempted removal of Laszlo Tokes the head of the reformed Hungarian Church as he had spoken out against the government earlier that year. Protests quickly spread to other ...
I have the worst luck with public transport. Seriously.
We were told the train to Brasov left at 8:20am. We got up with plenty of time, stopped for breakfast and snacks at the mini-mart, and made it with time to spare.
Or so we thought.
It turns out the train actually left earlier, and by the time we got to the ticket counter we only had two minutes to purchase and get to the furtherest platform. In other words, not enough time.
... was key.
I'm currently in Timisoara, a rather pretty town not too far from the Serbian-Romanian border. We took an early train from Belgrade to Vrsac, then another from Vrsac to here. The five hour journey cost seven euro. That's kind of ridiculous, though no more ridiculous than the 90 euro cent gourmet pancakes we had during the layover. Again, I kind of feel guilty for spending so little.
Timisoara is a nice ...