Monthly Archives: August 2013

Botiza, A Contrast Between Old and New

Botiza is a very small town where everyone knows everyone because they live no more than 350 meters from them. It is also a very poor town. Most of the people over the age of 20 have left to go … Continue reading

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Romania, where people wonder why you are walking instead of hitch hiking

Today was a day of meeting awesome people. I finished up seeing the sights in Sibiu and took a train to Brasov. There I grabbed a fast food fried pork sandwich with coleslaw and sat at the station near the … Continue reading

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The King has Died

Seriously, the Roma king passed away last night in Turkey. He was from Sibiu which means his body along with 250,000 Roma ( read gypsies) are coming to Sibiu for his funeral in the next couple of days. I am … Continue reading

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Bran/Dracula’s Castle is a giant McDonalds play area

My iPad is not liking WordPress so please excuse the formatting errors and typos. It takes way too long to try to fix them. I visited Bran Castle this morning which is “Dracula’s”, but in reality had nothing to do … Continue reading

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Customs? Immigration? Romania?

Normally when I hear stories about people not remembering going through customs or immigration it is because they took too many sleeping pills and went through them, but just don’t remember doing it. I slept the first part of my … Continue reading

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Off to Romania

I have decided that I don’t really know what time, or what day it is, and Heathrow does a good job making that a reality. Every restaurant in the terminal seems to be selling breakfast all day long, along with … Continue reading

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