After receiving papers, dad and Artur were sent to Cariova for about six months where several key and eventful events happened, one of which was the surrender of Germany. But to young Poles across Europe the War was far from over. Russia was exerting its influence and now occupying Polish territory. Meanwhile, General Patton's Army was in control of Western Europe, that is where dad and Artur were now headed,
As for my farewell from Romania, it was actually somewhat emotional and heartfelt,
Next stop is Budapest. Then Vienna, where i will backtrack and share dad's adventures before Romania. After that, I'll pick up from where he left Romania. Italy beckons.
7/11/2015 02:45:59 am
Did you know he sign behind you said "Andy Travels"?
7/11/2015 02:48:10 am
I mean "Andy Hotels"
Ken (Celia's neighbor)
7/11/2015 09:16:16 am
What amazing people you have encountered. How heartwarming to know that there are such wonderful people willing to help a stranger in his quest. it really restores faith in our race! Continued wishes for success and safety!
7/11/2015 02:51:54 pm
Very well stated Ken, and Celia, I didn't notice that.
7/14/2015 08:14:11 am
7/17/2015 07:55:32 am
I just love following you around Europe, Andy! Great, great story and adventure. Be safe and it doesnt seem like you need a reminder to have fun!
7/18/2015 10:33:12 am
Andrzej, you've been welcome to Romania and you'll be also next times, everytime. Keep walking on your quest, we're keeping all eyes on you!.. :))
7/18/2015 10:48:52 am
I look forward to meeting up again and having Oana join us for a dinner at Mignon. And we can discuss a few pages from my book... It will take place in Craiova, a party following German surrender, and you will both be represented:)
7/24/2015 05:54:23 am
Andy, looks like you are having an amazing trip! So many memorable moments and friendly people. Savor and enjoy. Happy travels!
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Author - Andrew Bajda
Since publication of my book in December of 2016, so many amazing things have happened on both a personal and professional level. As the journey continues to evolve, I'll update my travel adventures on this blog, and invite you to join me along the way.