Villa - Hotel ESCALA
Travel Blogs from Cluj-Napoca
... machinery and the Romanian version of the haystack is the hayman – it is made
by hand not machine.
*Our destination for tonight is Dej and it is sadly not the rural idyll we hoped. It is a busy little place without too many facilities. We eat yet another pizza supper in a small
restaurant in the old town centre.
* More World Cup football on TV - Germany v Brazil.
... 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.
We haven't passed any "changer" that allows us to purchase currency with our VISA credit cards. Since I don’t want to be charged for a cash advance or a foreign ATM withdrawal, we are trying to live off credit card purchases while in Romania. Especially since we are only in 2 Romanian cities for a total of 2 full days.
Everything is quite affordable in Cluj-Napoca, and the grocery store next door accepts VISA (luckily). We were ...
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 ...
... and had a few more drinks, along with some amazing home made munchies. Monday 31st - amazing waking up and sitting out on the balcony with everyone whilst having a cuppa overlooking the city. We met some more friends and family who are all lovely. Cata's mum made us a soup and brought it around for lunch before Cata and Rovi had to head off to work. We headed into the centre of town to try and find a money exchange that would swap the Macedonian money we had ...