The Wheels on the Intercity Bus go Round and Round

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been riding a lot of inter city buses lately as well as speaking with fellow passengers who are “old hands” at the system. And I have to be quite frank – the inter-city bus system in Romania is pretty awful. The only bright spot is that there is a rather comprehensive website that details just about every … Continue reading The Wheels on the Intercity Bus go Round and Round

Proof of Civilization

I’m going to file this post under Poza Zilei (Picture of the day) because I’m going to write a much longer post in the near future on the subject but today’s photo was taken inside an intercity bus. This sign encapsulates the kind of hectoring attitude that is pretty prevalent in Romania, about which I’ve written about at length here (and in my book) under … Continue reading Proof of Civilization

Inter-City Buses and Maxi-Taxis in Romania

The Communists never saw much of a need for inter-city public transportation (besides the train of course) and so today this industry is dominated by a plethora of private companies. Although it can be confusing sometimes how to find the right transportation, the good news is that you can get just about anywhere you want to go without needing a car, even very rural areas. … Continue reading Inter-City Buses and Maxi-Taxis in Romania