Archive | Romania RSS feed for this section
August 9, 2012

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

At the Bors border crossing from Romania the customs guys gave me cup of coffee and some water, which was really nice of them. Just a stamp in my passport and I was on my way west. I took a few detours north, west, north, then west again as I had a couple of places […]

August 5, 2012

Just for the record…

News this week is that Guinness Book of Records thinks my ride wouldn’t create enough public interest and is “a little too specialised for a body of reference as general as theirs”. I guess it’s hard to compete with the biggest falafel or the most people having breakfast in bed at one time! I stowed […]

July 23, 2012

The Stuff of Legends

Transylvania – the very word conjures up images of vampires, creepy castles and a thirst for blood. The reality though is flower-filled meadows, magnificent forests, Saxon churches, quaint villages and so much more. On the way there I’d taken the early morning ferry across the Danube from Bulgaria & was pleasantly surprised to be met […]

July 11, 2011

Where is he going?

Plotting the route has been fun. Lynne & I have pored over maps, working out distances and trying to gauge how far it is between towns & rest stops, It’s unlikely I’ll be able to book any accommodation in advance but I’m over taking my chances with just any dive & plan to sleep as […]