Travel Blogs from Petrosani
... alongside the railway tracks. Heavily wooded slopes rise up to our left.
Traffic is light and we make good time.. We stop for a Turkish breakfast at the surprisingly named American Star diner. There's open wifi of course and I finish and post yesterday's blog.
At Sebes we tank up before turning south onto the DN67C, the Transalpina Road, aka The ...
... centre of the fortification, with buildings for grain storage and other supplies nearby in case of a long siege. These buildings would then be surrounded by walls of defense. It was a brilliant mesh of secular and religious life. Soldiers would keep watch all along the towers and walls, while life went along as normal. If a threat was imminent, the villagers would bring all their belongings inside the fortification for safety. Even outside ...
... trz świątyń. Jednakże zupełnie innych niż klasztor Lainici.
Zwróciliśmy uwagę na budynek znajdujący się przy świątyni, który służył do ustawiania w nim zapalonych świeć. Był to dla nas całkiem nowy zwyczaj. W Polsce, w cerkwiach, świece ustawia się wewnątrz świątyni. W Rumunii takie odrębne pomieszczenia były ...
... Back on the trail and on to Fagaras and anothe basic for the night.
The waiter recommends the chicken with flakes. I'll go with that, wondering what sorth of batter the chicken will be fried in. Well you English frequently loses something when used by others. Lost in translation springs to mind. I do feel like an idiot when the chicken arrives fried in flakes - CORN FLAKES. Not one from Delia's books I ...
... didn't want to remember Romania as a flat plain where it chucked it down. So Miss D was given instructions, the sun started to shine, the roadworks were bad and it was only Sunday and all was well with the world as I edged into the mountains, the curving roads, the warm sun and not terribly clear where I was going and not particularly worried that Miss D might have her own plans as is her wont.
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking