Budapest to Satu Mare, Romania September 19th 2011 This morning we picked up our auto at Fox Auto Rental. It is a surprisingly roomy 4 door Citroen Picasso. We had to drive through the city to get to the M3. Once again I saw many more incredible buildings and cityscape. M3 is the motorway that takes us from Budapest northeast to Romania. An electronic vignette to use this toll road is required - it cost me about $7 for unlimited use of Hungary' ... read more
Europe » Romania » Transilvania 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
Jackie first travelled to Europe as a child and has continued travelling ever since. I got the travel bug after an excellent travel adventure to Barbados with my family. We continue to travel and have given the gift of travel and desire to travel to our children. We enjoy people and cultures and like to meet locals when we travel. Seeing an impressive structure or beautiful landscape may cause us to pause or detour. It is all part of our Excellent Travel Adventures.
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