October 15

October 16, 2011 at 10:35 pm | Posted in Transylvania, Travel | 3 Comments
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October 15: Winter wonderland.
We drove up to a popular skiing area on Saturday to have lunch at a restaurant that a friend had recommended. Turns out, the restaurant was closed, but the view (and the snow flurries we encountered on the way up and down the mountain) was amazing! The car’s thermometer got as low as -3 degrees Celsius, which was much colder than any of us are used to! We ended up at a mediocre restaurant (the only one open … with about 10 things from their menu actually available to order), but the table right next to panoramic windows overlooking evergreens dotted with freshly falling flakes was well worth the soggy french fries.


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  1. […] 16: Wheel of fortune. When we got back to the hotel after our snowy mountain adventure, it was snowing in the valley, too. Fat, fluffy flakes fell lazily on and off through the night, […]

  2. I am getting goosebumps looking at this and knowing it is very probably just weeks away for me!

  3. […] home for a decade. In other ways, I felt a keen yearning for Romania, with its billowing fields and village cottages surrounded by hand-baled haystacks. At the end, I was grateful for a few simple hours with my […]

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