Casa Iurca de Calinesti
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It had finally come time to say goodbye to Hungary, just not quite as quickly as we had planned! Having reached the Hungarian border crossing we appeared to be having difficulties with the Border police, who spoke very little English. Though I was a little surprised when I interpreted his saying "Ooh-rain" meant Ukraine and having the realisation that our trusty GPS had led us astray. However, the police became exceedingly helpful ...
For my second day in Northern Romania, I decided to walk to the Village Museum. It was located approximately five kilometers from my Hostel, just outside of town. The old me, from just six months ago, would never have been able to walk five kilometers, especially knowing that I had to come back too, making it ten in total. The new me, however, is loving the freedom that all of this walking is giving me.
The directions I had been given were very ...
I was at the edge of town. I looked at the map, but as I quickly discovered, the streets had no names on them, so it really didn't help. I wandered up what looked like a main street. I noticed there were a large number of stray dogs wandering around everywhere or sleeping by the side of the road. I would see them more and more in Sighet. It was heartbreaking. On one occasion, I turned the corner and the dog's face on both ...
I had decided to go to the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta (pronounced like Sapoonta) for my first outing in Northern Romania. Sapanta's "Merry Cemetery" is famous because of local sculptor, poet and painter Ion Stan Patras. During his lifetime, he created many grave markers which are painted in distinctive "Sapanta Blue". Each grave marker depicts the deceased along with an often humorous poem about their lives, habits, personalities and how they ...
... hour between me and Budapest. When we arrived I went straight in to the ticket counter. I had received an e-mail from the hostel where I would be staying to say that there was a bus that would take me to Sighet Maramures, which I later found out is just referred to as Sighet by the locals.
In Satu Mare I once again ran into problems with language. It is funny how people will just keep repeating the same thing over and over as though if they ...