Fixing ‘Dave’

Fixing ‘Dave the Drone’

Well, after 6 weeks in hospital, all the bits arrived from the lovely man at Amazon to get Dave ready for the operating table. It was decided that due to the importance of the situation we had to employ only the best surgeon to undertake to operation. We scoured all the medical journals around the world and the best guy for the job was a german fella who happened to be on holiday in the area and he was happy to oblige. Here’s what happened.

The Real Dracula’s Castle?

They say that Bran castle is most associated with Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula,  but rumour has it that it’s this set of ruins, Poenari Citadel,  has more history. At the foot of the Transfagarasan Pass, Poenari is a climb to get to but the views are spectacular.

The Motoroamer’s Brief Guide to Bucharest, Romania

What a jolly fine day out we had. 26 years after the fall of communism signs of recovery are everywhere and the capital city Bucharest is a prime example. We stayed in a secure parking area ( 50 Lei, £10 pp) right in the centre and did the bus tour (25 Lei, £5 pp)  and the people’s palace tour (35Lei, £7.5).  A friendlier place you couldn’t wish to visit. Click here to watch the video.

Mocanita Steam Train Ride, Romania

When Andi and Paul from Followourmotorhome said ‘We’re going on a steam train, do you wanna come” we said “Yeah, why not.” In the northern most part of Romania in the Maramures region the Mocanita steam train takes you up in the mountains right to the top – well that’s what we thought. Click here to view the video.