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Today we took a free walking tour of the city and learned a lot about the history of Romania that dates back centuries as well as more recent history of Romania as a communist nation and how that strongly affected the country in just the past decades. The architecture here is such an interesting juxtaposition of very old, communist era, and modern, all right next to each other. After the tour we had a delicious traditional ...
Thoughts on Romania.
It's a place of great contrasts,
extreme poverty sits right alongside obscene new wealth.
Stray dogs are everywhere in great
numbers, some chase motorcycles too, but you'll see old folk with a
cow on a lead???
Out in villages in the countryside
everyone seems to want to live alongside the road with many of them
using the location to sell their ...
It was a mixed bag that met us this
morning when we awoke and we were still undecided on our plan for the
day. The weather forecast seemed to be against us which didn't help
us much at all.
Jochen had some gps stuff to sort out,
so after a late breakfast it was almost 10am by the time we hit the
road. We decided that since we had come this far we might as well
try to ride the ...
... thought was this is what it looks like when the Grimm Reaper heads to the beach.
Horses and cows seem to be able to roam where they liked for the most part. Unfortunately so do the dogs. They are everywhere. I expected them but it is still frightening when they chase after you and appear to try and bite your legs. I had to out run 2 dogs up a hill. First I thought about kicking them away but one was way too ...
Waking up in Belgrade, we both felt like we had grit in our teeth from the very air. Seeing the city in the daylight, it seemed just as dirty as the evening before but not protected by the cover of night. We left the car parked at the hostel and walked in the direction of the Kalmegdan fortress that we'd read about but still had no real idea what it was. Everyone we passed had yummy looking pastries, so we added a bakery to our list of attractions to see and picked up a ...