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... is not part of the Schengen Zone and so the border with Hungary is more substantial. We even have to show our passports.
*The Romanian language seems easier to pronounce than that of the countries we have recently visited.
* At 11.15 am it is already 33 degrees. Air con is on.
*As we enter Romania, the roads deteriorate, horse & carts compete for road space with ...
It is early evening in Bucharest and I can already feel the difference between here and Cluj.
Bucharest is a bigger city, but I prefer the feel of Cluj. A big turn off was the mass amounts of people that approach asking to buy their products/services or just give them money.
It took a while, but we managed to find our place of stay. Luckily it is close to the train station. Tripaedvisor says there is ...
We haven't passed any "changer" that allows us to purchase currency with our VISA credit cards. Since I don’t want to be charged for a cash advance or a foreign ATM withdrawal, we are trying to live off credit card purchases while in Romania. Especially since we are only in 2 Romanian cities for a total of 2 full days.
Everything is quite affordable in Cluj-Napoca, and the grocery store next door accepts VISA (luckily). We were ...
... square in the sunshine before visiting the history museum. Turns out there were about 3 things written in English and it was tiny exhibition but still interesting enough. We went for a walk along a street that mirrors the buildings which was pretty cool, then visited an old church (inside was soo different, gothic like but very rich colours), we also tried to have a look in the old opera theatre but it wasn't open but the outside was quite impressive. We had ...
... being difficult to integrate in a group made up of people that have more in common with each other than with you by default. It's about the fact that travelling on your own gives you the luxury of choosing the people you surround yourself with and you don't want to take that away by limiting yourself to a certain group. That's not to say it's easy finding people you connect with while travelling. I thought it was the biggest challenge of the whole trip, and ...