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May 22, 2006 - The Kid Bobs and Weaves

Short one, as Stefan, my new buddy who runs the computer centre in the public library in Baia Mare, is possessed of limitless patience but there are only 15 stations, and I just spent the last hour writing a long email in French...of which more later. Howzit, dudes and dudettes? The sun is shining in Baia Mare, and I made it through a week-end where I BoxWhatBoxed both Saturday and Sunday starting at nine in the am. And now, splat! It ends. on to the big Buda tomorrow for six days of what was to be prep for In Vitro, which was, if you are a...

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May 25, 2005 - Sighetu Marmatiei/Sapanta

In Carpathian Mtns. by train from Vatra Dornei to this heart of rural Romania city of 40,000...an 11 am til 8:30 pm trek with lots of stops and waits...then by taxi to a pension Illiana in Sapanta 12 km. away(cheaper than any hotel,etc. in the city even with the taxi ride). We actually got to the border with Ukraine (could see it across the Tisa River) before the train reversed direction and headed back along the border river to Sighetu! The countryside once again is spring green(now experiencing spring for almost 2 months, ha!)...lilacs,...

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