Anti-mosquito control

  Charlie. That’s what we called the old Antonov AN-2 sparaying the beach in Mamaia, Black Sea Coast, Romania, waaaaay back in 1974 when on holiday there with my fiancee and parents.   Well, guess what? There’s an old AN-2 flying out of Deva Aifrield that is doing exactly the…

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The world’s most oppressive flower shop

  Imagine this: an everyday street in Romania with the entrance to the local cemetery, an a few flower shops next to it. Ofcourse, the ideal place to sell flowers and flower arrangements to the grieving visitors. The arranged flowers even look good, especially for Romanian standards and in the…

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On the road again

  Just a heads-up for frequent visitors….. Nina and I will be heading east again for our yearly Romania Pilgrimage, visiting her brother and some other relatives. We’ll be crossing a large part of Europe in our little van and will be back after June 13th. Typically my Internet access…

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Travel Season Starts

Yup, it’s that time of year again, when everything starts itching… and even the sun comes out from time to time 🙂 We can’t complain, really, had a VERY warm end of April already. And Nina has done HER bit of fair travel already too…. with 10.000 miles under her…

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Packing for The Netherlands

How’s that for a regularly maintained blog, eh? No wonder visitors are few and far between. Fortunately I don’t need to make any money with this one ! 😉 Seriously, folks, I’ve had Internet access twice here, and been pretty sick in between. So apologies for not posting a regular…

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Packing for Romania

Yeah, it’s that time of the year again… already. Nina is stuffing suitcases and bags full of clothes and food she bought, expecting me to cram it all in the Jeep once more. And then we’re off to our grueling 2-day ride East. Grueling because we still have the Jeep…

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