The pits

Trip Start Apr 07, 2012
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Trip End Nov 14, 2012


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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Went into Bucharest, there isn't anything worth taking photos of, just people walking round with a scowl on their faces, even the shops didn’t look happy

I think the local past time is fly tipping, there are piles of junk, rubble, bin bags everywhere, I spent 20 minutes watching a bloke breaking off ree bar from concrete blocks and stuffing it in his van (I think it’s a practice when he gets to the UK)

It’s a really depressing place, no colours, just shades of gray, I don’t think I saw2 anyone smile, even the waitress who got me a coffee never smiled, I guess they haven’t got used to the red army having left

Everywhere in it seems they live off the land, there are miles upon miles of open, ploughed land, they must grow a lot because it’s always raining here, there are villages miles apart from each other but they all look the same, a yard with a few chickens and the rest of it full of junk, even the campsite had 3 legged chairs, broken furniture, and rusty iron out side, just rotting away, okay the toilets and showers were clean (ish) the water was hot, but it just had that run down , tired look to it

Adam (the driver ) decided he was going to treat us all to an Indian meal, he would do the cooking, all we had to was prepare it, it did turn out really nice, it wasn’t as hot or spicy as some expected, I enjoyed it, but not the washing up (the cook groups prepare, cook and wash up, in turn, it’s not so bad)

I’ll be glad to get clear of Europe and these ex communist countries (they arent prepared for tourists yet, but I daresay other may find it different) the people are really glum, don’t smile too often

Oh, well Bulgaria in the morning
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jimmy on

well that looks like a fun place to be
but on a different note the weather is just as crap in england so your not missing anything here

talktofrank on

they must get their fly tipping skills from the thai's ...

Jim on

Not so nice, but at least you also see That others have so little.

Anne on

It looks like there is plenty to do JOKE,
The weather is chap here cant do anything always raing and very winded

Michael D on

Look upon it as a learning experience.
You are missing nothing over here

derrick241
derrick241 on

I assumed they were honeing their scrap collecting skills for their trip to the UK in the back of a truck or in a container

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