Travel Blogs from Sibiu
Wednesday 9th July 2014
* Romania is 2 hours ahead of England. It's tough getting up to the alarm call. Against our better judgement we stayed up to watch the Brazil v Germany match. SG was also catching up on Blog Writing. Previously on Rally Andina she was responsible for only 1 day a week and now it is all 7!
* The First Aid Kit is opened for the first time to tend to AG'S bleeding elbow. He trips on a marble staircase in ...
... 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 ...
100km on fairly mixed roads took us to
the little town of Oriahovo where we were to get a ferry across the
Danube to Romania. Arriving at 10-30am meant that we had some time
to kill until the ferry was due to depart at noon. Apart from a
rather flagrant toilet block there were no facilities al all to speak
of so after a look about which took all of three minutes I took a nap
on a ...
... the bus to Bucharest is where I am writing this entry, again on winding roads through the countryside. the hostel I have booked in Bucharest sent a very helpful email through with extensive directions on how to get to the hostel. I never know how to react to this. are they trying to be genuinely helpful, or is it a case of "everybody gets lost coming here, you won't do any better, even with these directions." from my experiences so far, probably a bit of ...
... and I would bite my tongue.
My mind would then enter the mind of the wildebeest. You do see this, don't you? Yes, he see's it, but he's hesitant. I don't understand why. It's the decisive move of the match. It will devastatingly tip the balance. You must make that move. Make it. MAKE IT!!!
I prevail over the mind of the wildebeest. The move is in fact devastating. It's a trap and the wildebeest is taken down yet again.