Habitat build in Romania plus train trips through the Balkans September 16th 2016 Just a few more days before my departure to Europe for the Big Build in Bacau, Romania. As part of my plan to visit 100 countries by the the time I reach 70 years of age, I am going on a pre-build tour through the Balkans. The first stop will be Ljubljana in Slovenia, then Croatia,Bosnia, Montenegro and Serbia before arriving in Romania. (late breaking news, on a count back, I discovered that I am ... read more
Europe » Romania » Moldova » Bacau » Bacau 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
We live on Saltspring Island in British Columbia,Canada and are usually here from late fall until the end of May. In the summer we can be found at West Hawk Lake near Lake of the Woods.
We try to do active holidays that require training in advance of the trip. Staying moderately fit seems to be easier if you are preparing for a specific objective such as hiking the Coast to Coast Trail etc.
The Travelblog website is very helpful when planning a new adventure because you can almost always find a blog by someone who has been where you want to go. Thanks to all the other helpful bloggers.... full info