Romanian road trip – the painted monasteries of Bucovina

Day 3 - Moldovița and the Bucovina monasteries Driving tour of the four major monasteries: Moldovița monastery is a 5 minute walk from Vila Crizantema so we went to visit the afternoon we arrived. It costs 5 lei to enter and you can take photographs outside but not inside. You can't wear short or skimpy clothes … Continue reading Romanian road trip – the painted monasteries of Bucovina

Romanian road trip. Seven days in Romania – Cluj-Napoca to Moldovita

Day 1 - arrival in Cluj-Napoca The outskirts of Cluj are more sprawling than I had imagined and between the traffic and numerous junctions it felt a long drive from the airport, even though it's only around 15- 20 minutes. The urban sprawl is quite built up, with a few pockets of tower blocks. One … Continue reading Romanian road trip. Seven days in Romania – Cluj-Napoca to Moldovita