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Eastern Romaina is a lot like South Aus, infact we felt like we had hammered the crusier along a lot of dodgy tracks to go nowhere. Gypsies as it turns out are not so scary but are infact an different cultural group, darker skinned and don't live in caravans as we imagined but live in trucks with bee hive rear bodies. They seem to follow the crops and particularly the sunflower crops, which ...
... local musicians who played traditional music on fiddle and guitar whilst we were eating lamb, cabbage and mashed potatoes.
The next day we experienced Rumanian reality. Our host strongly advised us not to take the route through the mountains we had chosen. She said literally: It looks as if Putin has bombed it! We followed her recommended detour and that way missed our ‘painted monasteries’ and still drove 8 hours to cover less than 400 ...
DAY 40 – April 21, 2015
The cold 'snap' has followed us to Constanta but we will not let it deter us.
So we walked the city plus the beach and marina areas. There is always a sense that you are in an old Communist era city ...... dull and grey. However you can see the beginning of a rebirth with the refurbishment of some glorious old buildings, creating walking streets and ...
... a mystery set in Naples (These Dark Things, Introducing Captain Natalia Monte), then one in Venice (Death at La Fenice, A Commissario Brunetti Mystery). I liked Brunetti so much I got another in the series (Acqua Alta, named after the high tides that flood Venice, and which I had experienced). Donna Leon is a very prolific writer, so I will have plenty of reading ahead of me if I complete the series.
My new book is The Lost Sailors, set ...
... and artefacts all over the place! Old Roman wall and remains of old port facilities complete with mosaic pavement. A visit to the city Orthodox Cathedral followed. Much smaller than others we have see but beautiful. Our guide is the daughter of a priest and she talked about how the church was used as a weapon against the people during the communist regime - ...