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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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What a neat city! We didn't have a great first impression, since the taxi that took us from the train station to the hostel tried to charge us the equivalent of $120 for a 7 minute cab ride in the Romanian currency (we ended up paying 10 euros which was like 5x too much anyways but better than 100!) Fortunately, things only improved from there, and we had only positive experiences with cab ...
... Timisoara, but it's not cheap and a bit of a challenge because we only drive automatic cars. So far in our experience in Europe and certainly Romania, automatic cars are the exception rather than the rule. Instead, we will take the six and a half hour train ride early tomorrow to Sibiu. Timisoara was a nice jumping off point for our Romania travel and we're certainly excited for the Transylvania part of our trip as that area looks and sounds ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... confession (the lines were a bit long). There was a wonderful nun in the back who saw my pack and said "this is too heavy – here, put it under my table – I’ll be here for all of mass and I’ll watch it for you." Which was pretty awesome. So I didn’t have to worry about that. When I left too, she helped me put it on again, which was very nice of her.
I forgot to mention, it was pouring rain. Not coming down in sheets ...