Travel Blogs from Ploiesti
Having cycled in mediterranean countries, I am used to the agricultural crops of wine and (olive)oil. They alternate each other in the landscape, the wine mainly on the slopes, the oil trees on other places.
New to me is the combination of wine and crude oil, as we found in the Walachian region. It makes an interesting landscape. Not sure whether the the taste of the one influences the taste of the other.
... a voluntary basis; nobody is paying them for the work.
Manuel is doing the fundraising: going to supermarkets asking for food, talking to companies getting donations, selling the fruits from the orc******* the market, and, if necessary, 'stealing from the rich to give food to the kids'.
Licia and Geta are at home, doing a wonderful job cooking nutritious meals (we had the honor of ...
... continuing to fill our glasses with home made red wine. Spent a lovely day with them thanks to Catalin's translation. Next up we traveled to the small town of Naipu just south of Bucharesti to where Opa was born. The house Opa was born in had been replaced but there were still some original things on the land such as the well winch and the way the yard was sectioned. The lovely old lady now living there allowed us in and seemed to recall the name, ...
... had abandoned him and gone to bed so he and
Gheorge cranked up the Ipod and partied on. When it was time for bed
Tom managed to find his way into what he thought was an empty
compartment but then realised he was groping someones leg - next morning
he learnt that the compartment was the conductors and it was his leg he
was groping. He finally managed to find his way into our compartment
With each passing second I was affraid that my patience would run out, as their questions got more and more dumb.
This is the exact word - DUMB!
"I didn't know you had electricity in Bucharest, do you?"
Hmmm... no, we're still in the middle ages, carrying on with our lives with cadles by night, protecting ...