Transylvania and Surrounds: More Sunny Than Spooky June 29th 2009 Greetings!
From Istanbul we caught a night train north to Bulgaria. We nursed a bottle of Raki (Turkish Ouzo) with our cabin mates before nodding off, only to be woken by border guards at 3 a.m. and told we needed to walk to the far end of the station to have our passports stamped. As we exited, the conductor pulled Jub aside, stuffed 15 Euros in his pocket, and asked for three cartons of ci ... read more
Europe » Romania » Transilvania » Brasov » Brasov 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
After both spending four years at law jobs in the States, we decided to pick up and travel around the world last October in search of adventure and whatever else comes our way. We plan to be abroad until summer of 2009. If you want to subscribe to this blog, you can click on the blue "Subscribe" button below, and you'll get an email when we post something new.
We've decided to divide the labor on this blog. Eric (Jub) will do most of the writing and Anna will handle the pictures and editing. Please drop us a line if you have ideas or tips for us as we travel along. We love hearing fro... full info