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... are not talking to us but milling around, looking bored. Craig keeps his eye on them. At last their train arrives and they leave. I think maybe Victor is a Good Gypsy, taking a moment to be friendly and practice his English. Our train arrives and we find our comfortable sleeping car and settle in. I will have wi-if till we reach the Hungarian border, so I try to catch up on my blog. The scenery from our window is pretty much what we saw earlier on our ride with ...
... give us directions to a hotel she thought we might need. That may be the prevailing feature of the Romanians, their kind and considerate nature. We suppose that it comes from the revolution and moving from an authoritarian communist society to a free democratic lifestyle. They seem to be so happy with their improved quality of life and generous to share their happiness with everyone around them. The landscape here is breathtaking, on the trains we have ...
... in the "tour" behind us.
These guys are apparently leading their own tour (forbidden!), taking pictures of everything (sometimes forbidden!), entering the rooms that we are in, even as we are still there (forbidden! you're not allowed to crowd the tour in front of you), and talking very loudly (REALLY forbidden!). Our conscientious tour guide at first tries to put distance between our two partied by throwing icy glares at the group of men; they don't get it. She ...
... joints. Then Costinesti very famous
among youngsters for discoteques and pubs, some seaside resort built
during communist regime of Ceausescu that have planets names: Olympus,
Saturn, Jupiter, Neptun, etc.. some under restoration as the roads are
very bad and others with giant and modern hotels of the new capitalistic
We then arrived at Mangalia, the second romanian port with
impressive port infrastructures and some ...
... inside and the ceiling is painted with various depictions of saints, angels and other important biblical people. I feel somehow sinful not knowing the correct terminology for all these paintings! There are many statues, and we were able to see their relic which is the right hand of St. Stephen. St. Stephen's right hand was found 50 years after he was buried and is now on display in the church. For 200 Forint ($1.15) you can turn on the lights for 2 minutes so the hand ...