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  • Street “art” and parks and eclairs!Dana, our illustrious tour guide recommended an interesting walk heading northish from our home base. But first... the best eclairs ever! At French Revolution bakery, that’s what they do - eclairs of all flavours. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/ Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 27, 2019
  • Mostly BeerLazy morning and another beautiful day. The temperature has climbed every day, with yesterday’s high at “feels like” 28. Very nice. Steve watched hockey all morning, having avoided hearing scores of the previous day’s playoff games. Then we set out to Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 27, 2019
  • Peles and Pelisor and the kindness of strangersBeautiful sunny day. Sanaia is an easy day trip from Bucharest Gara de Nord, a typical stop on the way to the more popular and Dracula-touristy Brasov. We were here to see the two castles - Peles and Pelisor - Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 26, 2019
  • Parks and PizzaParcul Cismigiu is close enough to old town to be called its Central Park, but is, by no means, the largest park in Bucharest. Heading diagonally toward the Palace of Parliament (or “hypotenusing”, as we like to call it, given Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 24, 2019
  • Caru’ Cu Bere & La MamaFirst a few iconic pics of Bucharest (notice the blood-red paint someone added to the Rebirth Memorial, which some call a brain on a stick) [img=https://photos.trave Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 23, 2019
  • Bucharest markets and mahallasAfter a very easy and quick experience at Vodafone we have 2 SIM cards for less than $20 and head off to University Square to meet Dana, our Urban Adventures tour guide for the private tour of non-touristic neighbourhoods (mahallas). Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 22, 2019
  • Ottawa to BucharestAbout 21 hours after leaving home, we arrived in Romania. This was our first experience flying business class, which we did from Montreal to Frankfurt. Here’s us in our pods, which lay flat for sleeping and the dinner menu. [img=https://photos.trave Posted by Deb Godley in Deb Travels the World | Apr 21, 2019
  • Brasov, RomaniaWe left Sighișoara and did another detour on our way to Brașov, visiting Viscri. Viscri is home to the Viscri fortified church which is set right in the heart of Romania's scenic countryside with rolling hills. From there we drove Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | May 28, 2018
  • Sibiu - Medias - Sighișoara, RomaniaA great way to explore Romania is to get yourself a car and explore the countryside at your own leisure. There are some fascinating towns, with fantastic medieval buildings, stone churches and imposing monasteries. And as you travel from town Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | May 27, 2018
  • Bucharest, RomaniaRomania is a country that has been mentioned by fellow travellers a number of times over the years, as a fantastic place to experience Europe in all its glory without endless streams of tourists that can hamper the experience. We flew Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | May 25, 2018
  • Romanian Holiday I’ll admit, Romania was not on my bucket list, but like Albania and Tajikistan I’m swept in by its beauty and charm and scold myself for (once again) being swayed by preconceived notions. We p Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | Apr 1, 2019
  • More rail travelMy train to Budapest wasn't until 17.00, so I had a lot of time to kill in Sighișoara before then. I got up late, checked out at the latest possible time and put my big case, carrier bag and rucksack Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Mar 25, 2019
  • Sighișoara: Germanic influencesThe first thing I did today was walk back to the train station to buy my ticket to Budapest in advance - 183 lei (£32). Best to sort this out in advance rather than just turning up on the day Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Mar 24, 2019
  • Relaxing day in SighișoaraI had a very calm and relaxing day today, recovering from the physical strain of yesterday and the day before. I felt quite stiff and without energy, though saying that my lovely late lunch gave me some! Stuffed cabbage rolls Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Mar 23, 2019
  • Arrival in TransylvaniaI'm typing this in the restaurant attached to my hostel, as there's no wifi connection in my dorm. I've just had dinner at another restaurant - I had a traditional Romanian dish of cornmeal mush with cheese and sour cream Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Mar 22, 2019
  • BucharestBucharest was incredibly hot and humid, almost at Guayaquil levels, but very interesting. First of all I had fun exploring the old town, passing through University Square on the way. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/961215/6a74cf20-4b14-11e9- Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Mar 22, 2019
  • Arrival in RomaniaI'm sitting up in bed in my 4-bed dorm as I type this, fresh from an extremely welcome shower and feeling absolutely knackered. There's only one other person in the dorm and they're not actually here at the moment, so Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Mar 22, 2019
  • Sighișoara. Sighisoara. We decided to visit Sighisoara as a day trip from Brasov. It was quite a long Posted by irenevt in Trips to the Balkans. | Mar 17, 2019
  • The Land of Dracula. Brasov. We spent a very happy four days in Brasov. The train journey there from Buchare Posted by irenevt in Trips to the Balkans. | Mar 17, 2019
  • Bucharest, Romania. Bucharest. Well we finally made it! I say we finally made it, because our trip to Bucharest was Posted by irenevt in Trips to the Balkans. | Mar 17, 2019
  • TO THE EAST. Part 1 - Ukraine-Moldova-Romania-BulgariaПутешествие расскажет тому, кто спрашивает. Ответы стоит протоколировать в дорожном блокноте. Этим я ,пожалуй, и займусь в ближайшие дни. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/431261/la Posted by Eugene.B in 40000 km there and back | Dec 8, 2018
  • Carpathians and BalkansHello from Kosovo! After a couple of adventurous Summers off the beaten track in Africa, this year we decided to do something a bit easier by swapping the yellow flats of Qatar for the green forested mountains and bright blue lakes Posted by carlswall in 2wyvernsonmychest | Aug 26, 2018
  • Bucharest Hmm, a good power wash of this city would do it well. Don’t get me wrong, the history behind the sights are amazingly frustrating. The people have had a hard time dealing with the aftermath of the corruption of the Posted by joannereyes in Travel the World | Sep 1, 2018
  • RomaniaOur trip east into Romania took us to our first non-Schengen country since leaving the UK and so we had a proper border to cross. On entering Romania, it soon became apparent that driving was going to be a somewhat Posted by aliceandguy in Return of the Gav | Aug 21, 2018
  • An overnight in Rasnov and a visit at the citadelWe break our trip for a night in Rasnov [Rasnov-travel-guide-1277884], we had this town in our list to see the castle. We arrived late in the afternoon after a long drive. Fir Posted by Shavy in Myanmar 2017 | Mar 30, 2017
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