Tag Archives: Moldova

Moldovan Countryside Near Chisinau

Moldovan Arrival – An Extract From My Book

To set the scene, Hamish and I had just taken the overnight train from Bucharest to Chisinau…… Disorganised & Disorientated We arrived in the Moldovan capital in what can only be described as a severely groggy state. The hard seats had not given the most comfortable of nights and there had also been people constantly […]

On The Beaten Track – Travels In Eastern Europe

I am absolutely delighted to announce that my e-book is now available to download from the Lulu Publishing website. 500+ pages, 25 countries, 15,000 track kilometres, 50 train journeys, dozens of dark beers & hopefully plenty of smiles. You can click on the Lulu button on the right hand side of this blog to go […]

Rural Moldova

I visited Moldova, Europe’s poorest country in monetary terms, in 2011. It was a brilliant experience and my favourite part was getting into the countryside to see farming carried out the old traditional way. Here are a few pictures – you will be able to read more about the journey in my forthcoming book.