Hotel Phoenix Arad
Photos of Hotel Phoenix Arad
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Phoenix Arad
Travel Blogs from Arad
... then on. Our first day we wandered around the city centre, which is largely under renovation. The parts that we could see were gorgeous - brightly coloured buildings and big squares, and vibrant churches. There are also a ton of nice parks in the city! We visited the Timisoara brewery and tried some of their beer, which was really great. That night, it was the birthday of the owner of ...
... the three synagogues are even open and they don't have regular services there as it's mostly used for performances. The other one we saw is not open at all, but still belongs to the Jewish community for them to do what they wish with it.
As we rode through the different districts, we noticed a vast difference in architecture between the baroque style and more recently built structures from the communist era, which were quite plain. ...
... our driver wasn't as insane as the one that brought us from Sarajevo, but perhaps because of that, our journey took far longer than the expected three hours, though we suspect that GEA purposely underestimates the duration, in order to attract customers. We also didn't get the full door-to-door convenience of the shuttle, as our driver didn't know Timisoara's streets all that well, and couldn't get us directly to the hotel when we arrived to ...
... crying and colors flying
All around the chosen ones
All in a dream, all in a dream
The loading had begun.
They were flying Mother Nature'sSilver seed
To a new home in the sun."
I often get a song stuck in my head as I ride along. This time it's a good one. Once I drove 300 kilometres across Germany stuck on "chirpy-chirpy cheep-cheep".
We arrive at the Hungarian-Romanian border crossing. It's ...
Thankfully it disappeared quite quickly....So headed south into Romania, did the backroads again but as that part of Hungary is quite flat is was a tad boring....
Plotted up in Timisoara, ready for some decent mountain roads tomorrow..No photos today, didn't want ...