Travel Blogs from Drobeta-Turnu Severin
... t. My resolve hardened after 25mıles as I got more comfortable on the saddle.
The scenery turned ımpressıve, stunnıng shear clıffs eıther sıde of a huge rıver. It remınded me of scenes ın Lord of the rıngs wıth the two kıngs eıther sıde of a water fallÁ Oddly we found a face carved ınto the stone along the sıde on the ...
... The next one turned out to be attached to a hydroelectric dam. What a feat to take a ship this size and raise it up 40 meters to the next 'level' of the Danube. The lock we slipped in to would hold another ship our size as well as some pleasure boats, though we were alone on this day. Apparently there is no charge to use the lock because it is in international waters. Hope they generate enough cash from the dam to pay for maintenance.
... and beautiful statues salvaged from the past. We are treated to organ music as we enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in this simple church.
We retrace our steps to visit a dramatic World War I memorial in another of the three villages prior to returning to our ship. ...
... to be cleaned. We were relieved. Our rooms were small and simple with a lovely Donau view. Irena, the girl running the place, was friendly and spoke a few words of English. It was 3:45 and we were soaked to the bone, cold and ready for a shower.
I told Irena that if she would provide a lift to the top for cyclists, this place would be more attractive for cyclist, apart from the fact that this is the only accommodations after 84 ...
... with our road bringing with it heavy commercial traffic.
We had 30 stressful km to go along the high trafficked road before reaching Drobeta-Turnu Severin, our destination.
The pavement was in good shape and most of the time we did have a foot wide strip to the right of the lane stripe to ride on. Junko and Hiro wisely put on the helmets they have been carrying with them all this time and never used. They tried to use pedestrian walks ...
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Pets allowed