Category: Romania

I head to Romania to watch a football match. My team, the VfB Stuttgart, plays Unirea Urziceni. The stadium in Urziceni isn’t suited for international games so they play in the Steaua Stadium in Bucharest. The ticket is 6€ and the flight costs me 88€ which brings the total to 94€, the same as I end up paying for ticket (54€) and train to see the home game. We play badly and give away victory too easily. […]

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Mad Dash Home: Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary In the autumn of 2003, I took a three-month trip travelling back to Germany from Hong Kong overland via mainland China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia. In mid-December, I had only reached Georgia and had to make a decision how to get back in […]

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