Pictorial of Simple (Romanian) Village Life and What Makes Winter so Enjoyable March 20th 2014 Snuggling with animals, that's how to get through a cold winter. Any time I get a chance to be near furry, fluffy, fuzzy, four-leggeds - and believe me, I relish every opportunity - I snag it up. This of course was not my intended volunteer job that winter, but it was certainly a definite perk!
During the two winter months (mid-Jan to mid-March, 2014) spent in the middle of the Carp ... read more
Europe » Romania » Transilvania » 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
Left the USA on October 10, 2006 and at the time of writing (May 24, 2008) I have no definite plans of going back for a while. Too much of the world to see, too many new friends to make, too many new cultures and languages to understand. Work can wait. My life can not.
I'm a bare-bones budget traveler, getting around by hitch-hiking, taking local chicken buses and sleeping in cheap hostels or occasionally on the floor of kind locals. I have been blessed to experience what I have thus far on my journey.
Traveling and volunteering my way around the world has become a lifestyle choice for m... full info