When in Cluj, we took a day trip to Turda. (Giggle). Turda was a quick 40 minute bus ride (once we found the right bus stop). We stopped in Turda long enough to cross the street and hop into a taxi to head to Salina Turda Salina Turda is an ancient salt mine ( began… Read More Salina Turda
I gave a talk at GDG Bucharest on Monday, knowing that I was getting sick. I was down for the count through Thursday. K is *just* getting better on Sunday, and the kids are all in various levels of recovery. Tomorrow’s forecast just says ‘blizzard.’. Looks like somewhere around 12-30 inches through Wednesday. Looks like… Read More Sick week & snow!
Our neighborhood has these great cobbled sidewalks. The stones are not super well fitted, so they clink and clank together romantically. Until it gets sleety and wet. Then those voids fill with cold water, and some of your steps push the stones into the water, and the water squooshes up through the cracks, squirting a… Read More Bucharest sidewalks
Last week, we took perhaps the slowest and hottest train in Romania from Timisoara to Alba lulia. For 5 hours we sweated in our compartment, as the train puttered from town to town, stopping for 15-25 minutes in several. Everyone got out for smoke breaks. Finally, we convinced the conductor to unlock the window. As… Read More Don’t leave with My Dad!!