Tuesday, May 12th. Journal entry...."on train to Constanta. so far the country has seemed nice, green, brown and peaceful. I've seen lots of railway workers asleep in the field right next to the train tracks. and goats and dogs atop heaps of trash. and people plowing the fields and traditional looking Romanian women with scarves tied under their chin."
We wanted to travel to the black sea after Bucharest for a couple of reasons. One, I love large bodies of water so much and wanted to see another sea. Also, Tages had an uncle that she loved very much named Uncle Connie and he was from Constanta. We knew there were not any hostels or camping in Constanta but figured a nice lady would approach us at the train station and offer us a cheap room in her house. We stood there acting lost with the map but no one came up to us. We felt like losers! 😊 So, we walked to what our Lonely Planet guide said was the only budget hotel in Constanta. It was a cheap, 2 star hotel (wow! really? that many stars?) so we decided to splurge on some privacy for once in a very
waiting for our train to constanta
this is where we saw a man get his leg bit by a stray dog..scary. he kicked the dog very hard after it bit him. our train came and it startled the dog and it bit the closest leg to him. we were about 5 legs away, thankfully..
long time. We stayed in Constanta at Hotel Tineretului for 3 lovely days.
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