Blog Category: romania

Romania on fast forward

Romania on fast forward
It is an interesting exercise to write about visiting a place which was once home. And it is even more interesting to be a visitor of all too familiar places together with the person who is now more home than the place where I grew up. Again, I wanted to show her around in places which still are part of me. We started off in Vama Veche for a couple of sunrises and bathing fun, as it is there where I believe I grew out of my ... [read more]

Sunrise and mud vulcanoes

Sunrise and mud vulcanoes
Not a lot of places give you the impression you are on Mars, or at least not on this planet. One of these places is the plateau of the Mud Vulcanoes of Paclele Mari in Romania. We found it especially eerie at sunrise, and given the recent earthquake, the activity of the place was quite intense. Powerful landscape, yet peaceful atmosphere.