I'm sitting in a 24 hour pub by Liverpool Street Station, http://polo24hourbar.co.uk/ settling in for a long haul...as I can't go to my pet sit till 3am. Hopefully they won't kick me out. If they do, I can go back across the street to the train station, park my butt and do my …
Continued from my last post....BEARS!! After the surprise visit to the Bear Sanctuary we continued on our way towards Magura and Colin's friend Arabella. We drove through the town of Zarnesti and then headed into Piatra Craiului National Park  where the movie Cold Mountain was filmed. http://romaniatourism.com/national-parks.html#PiatraCraiuluiNationalPark  We refilled our water bottles at …
I'm coming up on the end of my stay here in Romania. I am flying out on Saturday the 1st and will be spending two weeks in London before heading to the Isle of Mull in Scotland where I will be till mid-May. Colin, the owner of the home I …
What do you imagine when you think of the word "village"?  Quaint homes? Thatched roofs? Peasants? I know I certainly had preconceived notions, images I'd gotten from books, films and slick travel brochures over the years. Although to be perfectly honest I'd never specifically imagined a ROMANIAN village.However, I like to …
Well, I finally ventured back out in to wild and wonderful Romania. I have been holed up in my cozy little house working on my book and only venturing out to procure supplies (aka wine...oh and food) at the little shop here in Bod. But last Saturday my friend Anne arrived from …
I've been on my own here in Bod for two weeks. The first week after Colin left I spent mostly enjoying my solitude. Lots of singing and dancing about the house...and probably more nudity than there would be on average. This week I was much more active. I finally made it …

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