The Ardealul Hotel
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... and he took us all around the city. It's a big university town so there were a ton of students out. We went to a pool hall and a Romanian underground club which was incredibly cool! I am finally starting to get over the surprise of people smoking inside bars.. We met an Australian girl from the Sunshine Coast, Dimity, who was also headed east, so she joined us on Saturday on our train ride to ...
... four hours and paid about $15 (CDN) each. While Liviu speaks great English, we've noticed that English isn't so well known here, even with young people, compared to other places we've visited in Europe. It could be because Timisoara doesn't appear to be a popular tourist destination the way other areas in Romania, like Transylvania, may be.
Liviu began the tour by giving us a brief history lesson about Romania and explained that ...
... road construction. As a result, we needed to hoof it about three or four blocks to the hotel, basically over dirt roads.
We were shocked at the level of construction taking place in Timisoara - it wasn't just a few streets that were torn up, but block after block of roads and sidewalks completely ripped up, in some cases with massive open trenches. Even more surprising was that two of the city's main plazas, Piata Unirii and ...
... 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 ...
Highlight of the day for me was at the Hungary/Romania border, got asked for the bike docs by a Romanian border guard, I gave him an A4 receipt from the hotel in Brno (Written in English) he had a good look and than passed it back with a cheery "Thanks"
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