Travel Blogs from Drobeta-Turnu Severin
... Food has been v good. We have eaten a lot of food we have never heard of or seen before. Portions are good. It's fun to explore new foods. Judy our finicky eater is finding things she likes. Again, the wait staff goes out of their way to make sure we get what we want. So much for Sunday on the Danube. I'll be back in touch after we spend tomorrow in Belgrade ...
... 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 ...
Romania eases by on the right bank of the Danube while Serbia slowly flows in to my memory on the left. Me, I'm sitting in the sun on the top deck of the ship. On this day we will experience the Iron Gates where the river narrows and the Carpathian Mountains soar (or at least rise up higher than the rolling farm lands we have been enjoying since Vidin).
The Iron Gates are a beautiful series of gorges with a couple of locks and a hydroelectric ...
... 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