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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 ...
... 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 ...
... enjoyed and appreciated all three plazas, anyway.
So with a snack, a gelato, and a coffee on Piata Victoriei, and a dinner in a quieter part of Timisoara, we still fully enjoyed our time in this city, in the briefest of introductions to Romania. However, in such a short amount of time, we were still able to ascertain one thing about Romania, despite our visit to a construction zone - this is going to be a pretty awesome next leg of the ...
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 ...
... not allowed). So I slept in until about eight and took a nice long shower. They gave me a beach towel! I mentioned I was going to shower to one of the hostel people when I was coming out of the bathroom after just getting up and he asked if I wanted a towel so I said – sure! And they gave me a giant beach towel. It was amazing. Big towels are an extreme luxury while backpacking, so this was really awesome.
After the shower I wandered into the ...