In praise of Romania (by van), and Zsolney’s ceramics.

The simple luxuries of a campsite. At our campsite in the morning the French were all complaining about the dogs barking through the night. Hopefully they’ll get used to it. It’s such a feature of Romania that we’ve stopped noticing. The campsite looked after us well. Showered, with a bit more hand washing done, with […]

Brilliant Bucharest. Way beyond our expectation.

Bucharest. Way beyond our expectation. Romania is changing fast, and nowhere is changing faster than the capital. We arrived on the poorer southern outskirts of Bucharest on Thursday afternoon. The south side is dug up. Big time. And it’s pretty much what we expected. Crumbling concrete. Rough roads. The occasional horse and cart among the […]