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Worldtrip a 45 year old's adventures around the world-which include everything from sitting in random McDonalds using his notebook, hanging with 22 year olds, and other immature stuff.

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Transnistria, where Lenin lives!

MOLDOVA | Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | Views [351]

Yesterday I took an excursion to Transnistria-a place I heard about earlier in the trip and badly wanted to see.   One reason I chose this hostel is because they mentioned they offered trips to Transnistria.  When I got to the hostel, ... Read more >


PAY FOR PHOTOS

MOLDOVA | Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | Views [258]

I have run into some museums, etc that charge an extra fee for taking pictures. That's right-an extra fee for using my own camera and taking pictures. That strikes me as ridiculous. Taking pictures with my own camera doesn't tax a museum's resources ... Read more >

Tags: chisinau, moldova


Photos: Moldova

ROMANIA | Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Toto, We're Not in Prauge Anymore

MOLDOVA | Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | Views [395]

Today was my first day in Chisinau, Moldova, and I am writing this update at night vs. the usual morning time. If you remember, a few months back-I wrote about Prague-how it was a beautiful city-but very touristy. Lots of tourists and very little authenticity-... Read more >

Tags: chisinau, moldova


From Iasi to Chisinau-and The Lost Hostel

ROMANIA | Sunday, 18 Oct 2015 | Views [378]

Last night, I planned on taking the van to Chisinau, Moldova.  I had a full day yesterday in Iasi.  I left the hostel and went to the downtown area. First I went to a market where I bought breakfast ( a giant roll and 3 hot peppers), then I ... Read more >


A Long Ride to Nowhere

ROMANIA | Saturday, 17 Oct 2015 | Views [307]

Yesterday, I took the bus to Iasi-or Yosh is it pronounced. I was not sure what was in Iasi but  it was on the way to Chasineau, Moldova-where I wanted to go next.  (The bus from Brasov to Iasi was about 7 hours-long enough for one ... Read more >

Tags: iasi, romania


Bright Sunny Brasov

ROMANIA | Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | Views [270]

Yesterday I took a walking tour of Brasov. I learned a few things:   - German colonists known as Saxons we're invited to develop Brasov, and that is why the town is German in nature, complete with a huge Luthern cathedral(the religion ... Read more >

Tags: brasov, romania


Zara and Me

ROMANIA | Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | Views [479] | Comments [3]

Yesterday, after I returned from the tour,  I Took Zara, the big hairy mutt, for a walk. Zara is the hostel dog, and the promise is that you get a free beer if you take Zara for a walk.    So I was told that Zara and I ... Read more >


Dracula and Bears

ROMANIA | Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | Views [273]

Yesterday I awoke to take a jog in the freezing cold weather, and took a trip from the hostel to three different places. There we're 5 of us going: Myself, a 27 year old girl from New Zealand who I have been at three different hostels with in addition ... Read more >


Welcome to Brasov

ROMANIA | Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | Views [348]

Yesterday,  I got up and took advantage of the big breakfast buffet at the Hotel Hello, and went to the train station and took the 2 1/2 hour train ride from Bucharest to Brasov. Brasov is a beautiful medievil town, and the reason I am here ... Read more >

Tags: brasov, romania


Photos: Romania

ROMANIA | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Hello Hotel

ROMANIA | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | Views [330]

Yesterday was another cold wet day here in Bucharest, and the first thing I did was buy a used lens for my camera(the other lens broke), and then I left the hostel and moved to a hotel for three reasons:   (1) The blanket provided was ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania


Parliament in the Rain

ROMANIA | Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | Views [354]

Yesterday was a crappy day here in Bucharest. The temperature was in the 40's, I believe, and it was windy and raining. But that didn't stop me yesterday morning, although I was out the night before, I woke up around 10:00, and went to take a tour of ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania


Parliament, Only 1 Pumpkin Spice Latte please, and Double Up on the Maroone 5

ROMANIA | Sunday, 11 Oct 2015 | Views [312]

Yesterday I awoke about 10:00 am, which is late for me. By the time I finished on the computer it was close to  11:00 am, which meant it would be too late for breakfast at Mc Donalds (not many places to sit down and have breakfast, and there is ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania


Walking Tour but Not Walking Home

ROMANIA | Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 | Views [282]

Yesterday I started the day with a walking tour of the city. I learned a few things:   (1) Bucharest was largely destroyed by an Earthquake in 1973, and rebuilt around the central area. (2) The main boulevard is modeled after the Champs ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania


Hostel Etiquette Question #97: Is it Rude to Go to the Bathroom When Your Neigbor is Getting It On?

ROMANIA | Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | Views [649]

On the suggestion of my friend from another hostel who was staying here, I went on a pub crawl last night. (actually, my friend sent me a text later on saying the pub crawl didn't look too hot, and he decided not to go-but I found this out after I paid ... Read more >


Bottomless Toilets and Bad Fish-

ROMANIA | Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | Views [370]

Yesterday I took the train from Tarnovo, Bulgaria to Bucharest, Romania.   The ride was fine. I took one train from Tarnovo for about 25 minutes, and transferred to another train to Bucharest.   The trains are very old, with graffiti ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania


Tarnovo Chill

BULGARIA | Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | Views [276]

Yesterday was a final relaxing day here in Tarnovo. Actually, I was debating weather to go to Bucharest, with a friend who I have stayed in a few hostels with and was going yesterday, or stay an additional day-and I decided to stay an extra day, ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, veliko tarnovo


Seeing the UFO

BULGARIA | Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | Views [298]

Yesterday was a long day-the highlight seeing the UFO.   But first, after breakfast, a van picked us up and we visited an old working town-where  I saw old water mills that made clothes, old clothes, and old buildings, it was somewhat ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, buzludzha, ufo, veliko tarnovo


Tarnovo is Veliko But The Guide Isn't

BULGARIA | Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | Views [229]

Yesterday was the first full day here in Veliko Tarnovo, and it was a nice day. I went on the usual free walking tour at 11:00 am (after breakfast at the hostel), and it was very rushed. The guide just seemed to be reading from a script, and didn't want ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, veliko tarnovo


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