Bucharest June 18th 2009 Bucharest day 12 (June 18)
It was a short train journey to Bucharest the capital of Romania. Our hotel was actually 3 star and a nice surprise.
I took the metro to the down town area with a friend who had volunteered to help me get an external hard drive. He shook his head at the idea of going to an electrical store and then proceeded to show me how things worked in Romania. Using a ... read more
Europe » Romania » Muntenia » Bucharest » Bucurestii Noi The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more
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Ill be updating here as often as I can so you can catch up on my travels whenever you have the time. (I hope Ill be better at updating than I am with emailing or phoning!). There are green boxes below to help you jump to a particular country.
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26 December 09 - At Lovices, in Wijchen, The Netherlands
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