Casa Iurca de Calinesti

14 Dragos Voda St, Sighetu Marmatiei, 435500, Romania | Inn
Prices starting from $57.00

Travel Blogs from Sighetu Marmatiei

The Peasant Life

A travel blog entry by liliflynn


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 ...

The Village Museum and a little Ukraine

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings


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 ...

The Sighet Prison (after the Merry Cemetery)

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings


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 ...

The Merry Cemetery - Sapanta

A travel blog entry by newbeginnings


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 ...

Mountain mayhem

A travel blog entry by marmite_boy


... would start to eat a vegetable garden and (normally) an old women would come out with a stick or broom and start hitting the cows and (I'm assuming) shouting abuse in Ukrainian. Its a really nice sight and they all wear little bells so you get a lovely tinkling sound as they pass by. I encountered one such cow busy throwing a hissy fit in the middle of the road, I named this one "stroppy cow" it didn't want to move and just stared at people and cars as they tried to get round ...

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