Day 9: July 10, 2018

Day 9: July 10, 2018

Tuesday was primarily a day of travel through the beautiful Romanian countryside; since the outstanding feature of the day was the scenery, I’ll take the opportunity to describe some of the variety of scenery that we’ve traveled through in Romania. If you can imagine...
Day 8: July 9, 2018

Day 8: July 9, 2018

Monday? Sure didn’t feel like it! We had breakfast at 9:30, by the vote of the majority. Then we all spun out in different directions. My group went to the shopping bazaar that reminded me pretty much of a mall, except it was kinda different. 🙂 And—oh the joys of the...
Day 6: July 7, 2018

Day 6: July 7, 2018

We got up bright and early this morning for our 7:30 breakfast. Our cooks at the Diaconia medical compound served delicious food – sausages, eggs, and the fresh tomatoes and cucumbers that we are having at virtually every meal. Elena gave us a brief tour of the...
Day 5: July 6, 2018

Day 5: July 6, 2018

Friday dawned bright and cheery. With it being our very first concert day, it was time to get down to business! We packed our bags, ate a delectable hotel breakfast, gathered in the lobby to sing our “Thank-you” song for the hotel staff, loaded the bus, and headed off...
Day 4: July 5, 2018

Day 4: July 5, 2018

After a wonderfully long night of rest in our lovely hotel, everyone trickled into the dining room of our hotel around 9 a.m. While we may have not been ready to rise yet, we were rewarded handsomely with a wonderful breakfast – eggs, bacon, sausages, cheeses,...
Day 3: July 4, 2018

Day 3: July 4, 2018

This day began, for us, somewhere far above the North Atlantic Ocean as we sped through time zones on our way to Germany. When we arrived in Frankfurt, it was 5:40 a.m. local time, although our bodies thought it was sometime around midnight the night before. This time...