Tag Archives: rest

passport please

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This post is about a day on the border in Borș. It’s a slow and hot day, but I get asked for my passport twice. It took me until the afternoon to understand that the air conditioning in my room could be turned on by simply pressing a button on its side. I enjoyed the […]


lightyear

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This post is about getting drunk in Oradea. I do some chores and some sightseeing, then I get thai food (good) and vodka (good in moderation). I stayed in Oradea for two days. chores My back still hurt, so I went to a physical therapist and got a massage. I found a laundromat and washed […]


the mayor

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This post is about a visit to the town hall of Spinuș. I also visit a farm, and I eat some chili peppers and drink some palinka. I was staying in a village called Spinuș. It was small and rural, and life felt rather slow. There were wasps in the outhouse, and I learned that […]


the ballad of Werner The Dog

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This post is about Werner the dog. I stay at a campground in Boghiș and talk to people who have seen him in Sighișoara. I was staying on a campground. It had a pool, but the water didn’t look very clean, so I didn’t go in. The owners put my laundry in their washing machine, […]


am I sexual?

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This post is about how I went to my friend Mishu’s gig in Cluj. I also got a vaccine shot, and I drank some modsheeto. Mishu makes music. That’s his passion, that’s what he likes to talk about. I learn that his favorite band is Depeche Mode, and that he has a gig with his […]


free in my threshold

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This post is about a visit to Teleki Castle. The family has got ownership back from the state, and they’re trying to take care of it. We went to a castle outside of town. The Teleki Castle was constructed in the early 19th century by the same family that built the Teleki Library in the […]


how to say thank you

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This post is about a day of sightseeing in Târgu Mureș. My sister comes to visit me, and we look around a bit. This was a first. My sister came from Germany to visit me on The Longest Way! We went for walks, we watched Thor with 3D-glasses in a mall (the movie was a […]


divine spirits and impalers

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This post is about a visit to the Church on the Hill in Sighișoara. I see a graveyard and the house Vlad Dracula was born in. Another day in the old town of Sighișoara. stairs I had noticed the entry to an encased stairway the night before. It was called Scholars’ Stairs, and it had […]


look at me not giving a fuck

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This post is about a day in the old town of Sighișoara. I walk around looking for Werner the dog, but I can’t find him. Do you like dogs? I asked the owner of the hostel. When she wanted to know why, I told her that maybe, just maybe I would be able to find […]


pornographic books for depraved people

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This post is about a stay at the Flanderhof Manor in Daia. I make myself a meal and read a slightly erotic book. In the morning I heard raindrops fall against the window of my room. I was alone in the tower. There were no other guests in the Flanderhof Manor. I decided to stay […]


kora

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This post is about getting a rabies shot in Sibiu. It’s also about a concert in the Great Synagogue of Sibiu. Today was the date of my fourth scheduled rabies shot. I figured I’d just go to the Municipal Emergency Hospital of Sibiu. It was big. There was a chapel on its premises and a […]


Daniil Kharms never did this

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This post is about the Bridge Of Lies in Sibiu. And about getting drunk in a cool bar whose name I forget. And about Daniil Kharms. Being sophisticated was cool but exhausting. In my case it involved considerate amounts of alcohol. And so I woke up late, had some breakfast, and did my laundry. Then […]


sophisticated

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This post is about a visit to the Sibiu International Theater Festival. I walk around in the old town and see a few installations. I was staying in a hostel in the center of Sibiu. It was located next to one bar and on top of another. There were cool and beautiful people everywhere; people […]


a T-Rex called Climate Change

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This post is about getting a rabies shot in Alba Julia. I take long taxi rides and watch Jurassic World Dominion, which doesn’t impress me. I had spent the evening and part of the night before drinking with another patron of the guesthouse. Nobody needed to worry about rabies, he had told me. Why was […]


and no volcano

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This post is about getting a rabies shot in Vulcan. I am lucky to find rides with Ninel and Remus. And no, Vulcan does not have a volcano. Today was the date of my second rabies vaccination. I was deep in the mountains, and I had to somehow get to a hospital. where to get […]


distance to wallet

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This post is about getting a rabies shot in Târgu Jiu. When I arrive at the hospital I realize that I forgot to take my wallet. The bites themselves weren’t bad at all. I had washed them in the bathroom of the Tara Restaurant, and when the management got wind of what had happened, they […]


dog attack

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This post is about a dog attack in Rânca. I get surrounded by a pack of feral dogs, get bitten in both legs, and use my pepper spray on them. They came for me on the afternoon of the second day. hooligans The clouds had been dark and heavy, and I had been spending my […]


anxiety

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This post is about a day of anxiety in Novaci. I worry about the road through the mountains and about bears. I was so nervous. Several times within the last few weeks I had woken up in the middle of the night not knowing where I was. It always took me a little while to […]


pineapple pants

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This post is about a few days of wearing pineapple pants at a pool. I try to get rid of some anxiety, but the worry about the road is real. The village guesthouse was quite nice. It even had a pool. And it turned out that I was more or less the only guest, at […]


God’s Bridge

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This post is about God’s Bridge in Ponoarele. It’s a natural bridge that used to be part of a cave, and there’s a cave next to it. When I woke up I could hardly move. Even just taking the stairs in the guest house felt difficult. Everything hurt. sore But I needed to get some […]