We’d been traveling slowly north east for about two hours when two train attendants came by our cabin. They seemed very confused about the fact that only three of us occupied a space for which we purchased four tickets. They came, asked questions in Romanian and Russian, looked confused and left at least twice. Within […]Read more "Passport. Step out of the cabin!"
It is 5:30 Monday evening and we boarded our train a bit ago. Quite the Soviet era throwback. I can almost see the faces of the thousands who have traveled this rout for decades. Chisinau, Moldova – Bucharest, Romania and beyond. Our ride should take much of the night, about fourteen hours with stops. We’ll […]Read more "A real first!"