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A Long Ride to Nowhere

ROMANIA | Sat, 17 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [313]

Yesterday, I took the bus to Iasi-or Yosh is it pronounced. I was not sure what was in Iasi but  it was on the way to Chasineau, Moldova-where I wanted to go next.  (The bus from Brasov to Iasi was about 7 hours-long enough for one ... Read more >

Tags: iasi, romania

Bright Sunny Brasov

ROMANIA | Fri, 16 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [272]

Yesterday I took a walking tour of Brasov. I learned a few things:   - German colonists known as Saxons we're invited to develop Brasov, and that is why the town is German in nature, complete with a huge Luthern cathedral(the religion ... Read more >

Tags: brasov, romania

Welcome to Brasov

ROMANIA | Wed, 14 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [354]

Yesterday,  I got up and took advantage of the big breakfast buffet at the Hotel Hello, and went to the train station and took the 2 1/2 hour train ride from Bucharest to Brasov. Brasov is a beautiful medievil town, and the reason I am here ... Read more >

Tags: brasov, romania

Hello Hotel

ROMANIA | Tue, 13 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [335]

Yesterday was another cold wet day here in Bucharest, and the first thing I did was buy a used lens for my camera(the other lens broke), and then I left the hostel and moved to a hotel for three reasons:   (1) The blanket provided was ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Parliament in the Rain

ROMANIA | Mon, 12 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [358]

Yesterday was a crappy day here in Bucharest. The temperature was in the 40's, I believe, and it was windy and raining. But that didn't stop me yesterday morning, although I was out the night before, I woke up around 10:00, and went to take a tour of ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Parliament, Only 1 Pumpkin Spice Latte please, and Double Up on the Maroone 5

ROMANIA | Sun, 11 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [315]

Yesterday I awoke about 10:00 am, which is late for me. By the time I finished on the computer it was close to  11:00 am, which meant it would be too late for breakfast at Mc Donalds (not many places to sit down and have breakfast, and there is ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Walking Tour but Not Walking Home

ROMANIA | Sat, 10 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [285]

Yesterday I started the day with a walking tour of the city. I learned a few things:   (1) Bucharest was largely destroyed by an Earthquake in 1973, and rebuilt around the central area. (2) The main boulevard is modeled after the Champs ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Bottomless Toilets and Bad Fish-

ROMANIA | Fri, 9 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [375]

Yesterday I took the train from Tarnovo, Bulgaria to Bucharest, Romania.   The ride was fine. I took one train from Tarnovo for about 25 minutes, and transferred to another train to Bucharest.   The trains are very old, with graffiti ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Tratament si Relaxare la Sovata - Romania

ROMANIA | Wed, 31 Dec 2014 | By ro-romania | Views [147]

Tags: discovery, family travel, romania, sovata, spa, tratament si relaxare, travel, travel planner

Romanian Roots - visiting "Tanti Joana"

GERMANY | Thu, 10 Jan 2013 | By bettinath | Views [365]

House 326, Nucetu, Romania. Nucetu is a small village on the Romanian countryside. The majority of its young and able to work inhabitants left their village in search for a better future. Left behind are the old people who didn’t want to leave ... Read more >

Tags: happiness, mobile phone, old woman, romania

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited - Visiting "Tanti Joana"

ROMANIA | Thu, 10 Jan 2013 | By bettinath | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Bettina Theuerkauf, I am 23 years old and studying media technology in Germany. It was due to my courses that I bought my first camera and since than I stuck with the subject. For me, photography is more than just taking pictures; it is the ... Read more >
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Tags: family, happiness, mobile phone, old woman, romania

Bucharest

ROMANIA | Tue, 7 Aug 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [805]

There's aren't many ways to get off an island. In milleniums gone past, we might have done it the manly way by usig a raft. Risks included such activities as going for a prolonged swim,  partaking in a fish supper or discover Skull Island. The island ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Sinaia

ROMANIA | Sun, 5 Aug 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [991]

I'm on my way back to Bucharest today from Brasov. The "other" place that's highly recommended in Romania is Sinaia. It's on the way to Bucharest by train anyway. The train station in Sinaia has a left luggage, making it perfect place for ... Read more >

Tags: peles castle, romania, sinaia, sinaia monastery

My Travels So Far

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 29 Apr 2012 | By mlivingstonk | Views [349]

Well, I want to share my stories with the world. I have a few already on my other blog (the one linked with my food blog), but it's time to move some here! I do not know yet how to put multiple pins on my map, so I will start by saying here everywhere ... Read more >

Tags: austria, china, france, germany, italy, panama, romania, spain, tanzania

Sept. 28 - More Rugby, Golf, & Highlights of a Busy Week

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [565]

September 22 nd : Taking the cable car up to the observatory and a pleasant stroll on a cold but sunny morning through the botanical gardens, meandering through the highway bisected cemetery back to Wellington. September 23 rd : Driving from the ... Read more >

Tags: england, namibia, new plymouth, oponake, romania, rugby world cup, wales

Health in Romania

ROMANIA | Sun, 25 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [375]

Medical care in Romania is generally not up to first world standards. Medical providers that approach first world quality standards are available in the capital, Bucharest and in the larger urban centres.  But, in an emergency, identifying them and ... Read more >

Tags: eastern europe, europe, romania, travel-health, travel-safety

Terrain And Wild Animals In Romania

ROMANIA | Sun, 25 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [694]

Romania is a land of great natural beauty.  The terrain is more or less equally distributed between mountains, hills and plateaus and plains.     Approximately 47% of these areas are covered by natural or semi-natural ecosystems.   Romania’s fauna ... Read more >

Tags: animals, eastern europe, europe, romania, travel-safety, wildlife

Crime In Romania

ROMANIA | Sun, 25 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [659]

Romanians are not to be confused with the Romani people also referred to as Roma or Gypsies, whose name is thought to derive from domba ‘a man of low cast living by singing and music’ attested in Classical Sanskrit.  The Roma are believed to have originated ... Read more >

Tags: eastern europe, europe, romania, travel-crime, travel-safety

Road Travel In Romania

ROMANIA | Sun, 25 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [355]

With countless natural wonders and interesting historical sites, one of the best ways to travel the length and breadth of Romania is by road.     Unfortunately, road conditions in Romania are poor.  Therefore, whether as a driver or as a pedestrian:... Read more >

Tags: eastern europe, europe, romania, travel-safety, travel-transport

 

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