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... pulled into a gas station for the obligatory pee and snack break, only to find thatched we could not get the car into reverse! There was obviously some sort of a safety on reverse, and the usual Volkswagen trick of pushing down on the shifter before putting it into reverse didn't work. The user manual was not very helpful, as it was written in Romanian and the pictures weren't really illustrating what needed to be done.
100km on fairly mixed roads took us to
the little town of Oriahovo where we were to get a ferry across the
Danube to Romania. Arriving at 10-30am meant that we had some time
to kill until the ferry was due to depart at noon. Apart from a
rather flagrant toilet block there were no facilities al all to speak
of so after a look about which took all of three minutes I took a nap
on a ...
... was a different size so it could not be filled and we moved on to another station. Same story. And another station, same story, I think you get the picture. So it turns out that the gas bottle we have is different to the European ones. So we now have to buy a new regulator and gas bottle. Bugger, but on the plus side the camp ground has a small kitchen set up so we can cook and have tea/coffee.
...for my birthday: 1) Get in a nice cool run. Check. 2) Paint my toenails. Check. 3) Spend some time alone in a cemetery. Check. And the birthday lagniappe? An adorable little Romanian dog that ran for 40 minutes with me, then followed me back to the hotel and parked himself on the steps. I came down 10 minutes later to take his picture and he got camera shy and took off. But for 40 minutes, I was in love. We are in a small Romanian city ...
... s Home, which is run by the same foundation as the one in Deva. Brother Bojte Csaba founded this one at the request of the Torocko residents. They were struggling to keep a Hungarian-language school open, because there were so few children in the village and in the surrounding villages.
Bojte Csaba brought 8 children from various towns and cities in Romania to Torocko, purchased ...
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