Travel Blogs from Tirgu Mures
... his chances of making it out of the hospital alive were very slim. As much as they wanted to care for these patients, patients like this can be there for months, taking up a bed which they don't have many of which unfortunately takes away a bed for patients that actually have a chance of surviving, and at the same time costing them a lot of money. This is one of the many difficulties they face. We left the hospital early this evening as we planned to go out for drinks. We went ...
... due to severe respiratory distress who had a history of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). He was put in an induced coma and intubated and was kept for monitoring. Their were 2 more patients all with respiratory issues. Attila explained that respiratory issues along with cardiac illness was the main problem in Romania due to the majority of people still smoking. In bars and restaurants smoking is still permitted. There is also a fertilizer factory that many ...
... Asiatic influence. Many of the women were dressed in (what I would consider) very stereotypical outfits: long bright multicoloured skirts, head scarfs and nice jewelry. Good news-- we made it to the airport in plenty of time. Bad news-- it is 330pm, it is smaller than Abbotsford with less amenities and our flight is delayed until 645pm. Well, plenty of time to reflect on our time here. From a travellers perspective, I wish we had spent more time exploring more ...
... hadn't been left to ruin. The relatives were right. And I was getting nervous.
Sighisoara, our planned destination, along with Brasov to the south-east and Sibiu to the south-west are a triangle of 13th century German fortress-towns, about 1.5hr - 2hr away from one another, deep in the heart of Transylvania. Should we get off at Sighisoara or stay on in hope of finding civilization? Who knew what state the place would be in now. We arrived at ...
... The nest is about two metres across, perched on the gable of a large public building.
The next stop was the massive church complex at Biertan, which is UNESCO listed, and dominates the entire village. We have a lunch of soup before proceeding in. The church is massive inside, fairly plain except for the seams in the vaulting picked out in a darker colour. The altar piece was impressively painted, and the censers very ornate. A feature of one of the ...
Other places to stay in Tirgu Mures
Piata Trandafirilor, 46 - 47, Tirgu Mures | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Street Gheorghe Doja 231, Tirgu Mures | Hotelfrom $56
B-dul 1 Decembrie 1918, nr. 250, Tirgu Mures | Hotelfrom $57
Strada Principala Nr 2A, Tirgu Mures | 2 star hotelfrom $26
27 Gheorghe Doja Street, Tirgu Mures | Hotelfrom $84