Passport. Step out of the cabin!

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 […]

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A real first!

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 […]

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