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Walk in the Woods and Going back in Time in Romania

Sunday, 18 Oct 2020 | Views [25]

This weekend saw heading out to explore Padurea Verde or the Green Forest. This is a woodland area on the North East edge of Timisoara in the Dumbravita district. It was a cold chilly but bright day as we set of on the 5 km walk across the city following ... Read more >


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Sunday, 18 Oct 2020 | Photo Gallery


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Day Trip to Arad

Monday, 12 Oct 2020 | Views [32] | Comments [2]

This weekend we thought we would spread our wings a bit and explore somewhere outside of Timisoara. We didn’t want to venture too far but we did want to check out the Romanian railway system ahead of a planned longer trip at half term, restrictions ... Read more >


Photos: Day Trip to Arad

Monday, 12 Oct 2020 | Photo Gallery


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Exploring along the Bega River and the Fabric District

Sunday, 27 Sep 2020 | Views [29]

Our explorations of Timisoara this weekend took us down to the Bega River and south of the city to wander around the Fabric District. The Bega River that flows through the city is actually a man-made canal which diverted flood water from the Bega River ... Read more >


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Sunday, 27 Sep 2020 | Photo Gallery


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Craft Beers at a Communist Museum

Sunday, 6 Sep 2020 | Views [13]

This weekend we thought we would venture south of the river and explore a different area of town. Our focus for the afternoon was to find the Communist Consumer Museum which I had read about and sounded intriguing. We wandered down into town through ... Read more >


Photos: The Communist Consumer Museum.

Sunday, 6 Sep 2020 | Photo Gallery


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Exploring around Piata Victoriei

Monday, 31 Aug 2020 | Views [24]

One of the main squares in Timisora is Piata Victoriei and is well worth exploring. This square is where the uprising in Romania started in 1989, hence the name, Victory Square. You can still see bullet holes in the building that now houses McDonalds ... Read more >


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Monday, 31 Aug 2020 | Photo Gallery


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Settling into our New Flat

Monday, 24 Aug 2020 | Views [9]

Finding a flat in Timisoara was pretty quick and straight forward. We had had a look online before leaving the Uk for the type of accommodation available and Emma’s school put us in touch with an agent. We ended up staying a week in the old town ... Read more >


First Impressions of Timisoara

Sunday, 16 Aug 2020 | Views [25]

The journey to Timisoara started with an overnight stay in Luton. Yep, our trips often start badly. The only direct flights to Timisoara are from the optimistically named London Luton Airport. Either Lorraine Chase is not good at geography or the Airport ... Read more >


Photos: First Impressions of Timisoara

Sunday, 16 Aug 2020 | Photo Gallery


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Moving to Romania

Wednesday, 12 Aug 2020 | Views [14]

Well we were always going to be leaving Ethiopia at the end of the school year in June 2020 as Emma would have been there for 3 years, and that is enough of a spell in Addis. However, we didn’t expect to be moving to Romania in August 2020. Back ... Read more >

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