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Transfagarasan Highway and a Run to the Border

This morning I said farewell to Iulian (owner of Salisteanca Campsite) and to Rob and Pauline (my table tennis opponents from the Netherlands for the past few days) and headed out for the next chapter in my journey. 728 more words

Travel Locations

St Dumitru Metropolitan Cathedral


St. Dumitru Metropolitan Cathedral is one of the oldest and most important churches in Craiova. Saint Dumitru, Craiova’s patron saint, celebrated every year on October 26th, also appears on the city’s coat of arms. 267 more words


Wallachia Region

Bordered in the north by the highest Romanian mountains, the Southern Carpathians (Carpaţii Meridionali), Wallachia runs south down to the Danube Meadow. To the east, the Danube separates the province from Dobrogea, and to the west, the whirling Danube Cauldrons (Cazanele Dunării) of the same river marks, through unique landscapes, the border with Serbia. 379 more words

Romania - Regions And Towns

Jianu Florian: Moartea domnului Ionescu

Brandul libertatii executiei domnului Ionescu


Si tocmai in iulie 2014, cu ocazia montarii spectacolului cu piesa “Rinocerii”, in regia unui englez, la Craiova, a murit domnul Ionescu. 491 more words


Day 01.

It’s hot. Like really hot here.

Differences between Canada and Romania so far: it’s way too hot for it’s own good, everything is cheap, and the people are all beautiful. 453 more words


Constanţa, ancient Greek colony Tomis

Constanţa (ancient Greek colony Tomis) is the capital of Dobrogea region and Romania’s most important sea port. The city on the Black Sea coast reveals an attractive combination of Greco-Roman remains, Turkish mosques, Art Nouveau monuments and interesting museums. 507 more words

Romania - Regions And Towns


Craiova, the biggest city located in the Oltenia Plain, has a natural charm. Stroll along the streets in the old part of the city, where, 200 years ago, merchants exposed their products like in a Byzantine market town. 319 more words