Travel Blogs from Cluj-Napoca
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150km along a mainly rural route towards the Romanian border. We pass through villages where there are stork nests on the top of every lamp post. Curiously some nests have just 1 adult standing guard whilst others have 4 or 5 clambering for space. Must google why!
... pull out window T.T. I didn't realize this until towards the end of the train ride; better late than never!
The hotel is pretty close to the train station, but the neighborhood is extremely sketchy. There is a corner where kids wait and approach asking for money. They look about 5-7 years old.
Checking in was pretty straight forward. Air conditioning cost extra, so we plan to just sleep without sheets.
-- Ryan L.
... also was cash only (though they said in the next few weeks they would start accepting VISA payments).
We passed by a few religious buildings, the town theater, the city’s central square, and a memorial. The main part of Cluj-Napoca is relatively small and we walked around most of the town within the afternoon. We stopped by McDonalds to get a meal because it comes with a free World Cup Coca-Cola souvenir glass =).
-- Ryan L.
Day 6: Today we continued on our travels and we crossed the border yet again and today we are going to Romania and we are going to Cluj-Napoca. When we got there we went to War-Zone Paintball Centre and we played paint balling their for the day. We had so much fun and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had a fun day today and we are really looking forward to ...
... see to believe, it's apparently the biggest salt mine in Europe. Afterwards we drove out to a gorge, it was beautiful. We walked along the bottom in between the gigantic rock faces along the crystal clear river. Out the other side was rolling green fields with a tiny little bar, which we stopped at for an icy cold local beer each, taking in the amazing views around us. After our beers and a walk back to the car we met Cata at a restaurant - wok and roll for a ...