Posts Tagged ‘Romania’

Romania: Easter in Maramureș
April 16th, 2017

Easter is one of my favorite holidays so when I realized that Easter is a particularly big deal in Romania, and especially in Breb, I planned my entire trip around it.
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Romania: Breb, Maramureș
April 15th, 2017


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Romania: Sighetu Marmației
April 14th, 2017

We had a night train booked from Cluj to Sighetu Marmatiei departing at one o’clock. It was an hour late. Then two hours into the journey, after we were finally tucked into our bunks, we were shaken awake to the news that it was not a direct train, we’d missed out connection, and we’d have to wait for four hours (ultimately five) in a sketchy as hell rural train stop until our connection finally arrived at 8am.

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Romania: Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania
April 13th, 2017

Cluj

Cluj-Napoca is in Northwest Romania. It’s a university town and the unofficial capital of the Transylvania region. It has been a life mission of mine to visit Transylvania ever since grade school when I decided Pennsylvania and Transylvania were clearly related. Cluj is a beautiful, modern, and lively city with lots of history from various periods. We say everything from a 15th century fortified ruin (Tailor’s Tower) to an avant-guard vegan demonstration protesting the eating of Easter Lamb.
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