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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 ...
Surprisingly we were up and out sharp this morning even though Logan hadn't had his morning coffee! We were about 1km away from Poenari Fort so were there at 9:30 ready to climb up to the fort on the hill. We knew it was on a hill as you could see it from the road, we did not know that it would be 1480 steps!! Yip, that is a lot! It took us about 40 mins to get up, 10 mins to walk around (it was ...
...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 ...
... and vegetables, and they even have a mule. The children spend a lot of time playing outside, climbing the mountains, bicycling, etc. We met a couple of the younger boys, who recognized us because they saw us juggling chestnuts the day we arrived.
A couple girls were cutting peppers and onions for Zakuszka (an eggplant spread) that they will jar for the winter months. We helped them ...
At 5 o'clock, it was time for us to take a bus back to Nagyenyed (Aiud). Unfortunately, that bus was the only one leaving for Nagyenyed as it was Sunday. This was a problem because our train to Bucharest wasn’t leaving until 11:30 PM. We would have tons of time to kill in rainy, miserable weather.
In Enyed, a Roma boy tried to steal from me as David went to get money from an ATM. He was staring at me for a good 20 minutes. ...
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