Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... eating provisions stored in the truck’s fridge. It makes for easy picnics.
*On our way down we pass the Poienari Fortress which is just one of many castles in Romania that claim Dracula fame. Beware there are many of them! We decide the ruins will not be worth the walk of 1480 steps.
*Back at sea level the remaining 100 km drive to Bucuresti is through flat & uninteresting countryside. It would appear that ...
... and the good health with which God has graced me. And sometimes my gratitude comes from the stark realization that people all over the world are living in abject poverty yet find a reason to get up in the morning and smile. Today was one of those days. After a morning coffee stop at a small market on the outskirts of a small Gypsy village, we rode through the only street in town. It was paved, but covered in horse dung ...
... approximately 5:00pm. Now all we had to do was climb the 1,480 steps up to the ruins! Scratch Brasov and Sibiu off the list. Lets enjoy one of the destinations I have dreamt about visiting since I was about 7 years old.
It was kind of nice that we arrived so late because the temperature has fallen slightly (only about 32 degrees now). After the long march up the mountain one of t he first things I see at the castle are 2 dogs ...
... longer and I triple check the departure time and platform number, still 14:54 and still platform 11. By this time, it’s about 14:49 and there is only us and one other guy standing close to the car and we can see one person walking around in car number 1. Odd but maybe it’s not a very popular route?? All of a sudden, we hear a whistle blow, the one guy on the platform jumps on the car and the train starts to ever so slowly back ...
... parsley root,
1 parsnip and 1 celeriac (root)
(all together 1/2 kg)
2 egg yolks
100 ml vinegar
200 ml cream
lovage, salt and pepper
In the evening boil the veal bones in 5 l of water for about 3 hours, and leave it until morning in a cold place. Wash the tripe very well, with vinegar and coarse corn flower, cut to smaller sizes, take the fat out and leave until morning in cold water with the baking ...