Our destination: Transylvania
training for the ride in the Russian winter!
Outside Gagarain with Andrey and Slava
Morning swimming pool outside Viazma
Smolenski region - endless meadows of lupins and cow parsley - and the odd mosquitoes.
"Victory - tomorrow - soon"
War memorial Aleksino
Milkmaids with Dog Friday and Valeri.
Assumption Cathedral, Smolensk
At the Belarussian border
Welcome to Belarus
Dinner outside Minsk with Nikolai and Eleanor
Classic vintage car at the Dubrovini Folk Festival, Belarus
Girls dance troop from Krasni, Russia at the Dubvovni Folk Festival, Belarus
Pagan dances, Ivana Kupala night outside Minsk
Founding Father of the Radziwills, the uncrowned kings of Poland/Lithuania.
Radziwill hunting hall, Njasvizh
Mir castle, once one of 23 castles owned by the Radziwills
Njasvizh, one of 23 castles of the Radziwills. A wonderful place to gather one's thoughts.
A field of Flax - opening in the morning sun!
At least 72 members of the Radzwill family lie here at Njasvizh in the Radziwill family vault
Olga Grigorievna and her Agro Eko Usadba
Olga Grigorievna with Marlboro and Egultin
Pinsk, Belarus - is it the new Prague?
Pinsk - overlooking the Pripyat river
Dinner with good friends Nikolai and Eleanor at their summer cottage outside Minsk
Slava and Andrey giving Dog Friday a much needed wash. I would have done it, but someone needed to take the photo!
Cafe life in Lviv. A smell of coffee, beer, cigarettes fills the air, which is full of chatter and laughter!
Lviv opera house
Photo with Anna, a Hutsul lady on a Sunday
Country cottage near Verkhovyna, Ukrainian Carpathians
Top of the world. Hutsul farm - in the mountains above Verkhovyna.
Horse-eye view, Carpathians, Ukraine
Sky road, the Ukrainian Carpathians
Cheese-making Hutsul style
Welcome to Romania by the local press
Mihai Berejovschi and the road to the twelve apostles, Caliman National Park
Village door, Transylvania
View from our pensione at Mezomadrasi
Lord, my horse in Romania
My cousin Ghislaine, riding in Transylvania
Around Vatra Dorne
My cousin Liz riding in Transylvania
Dinner at the priest's house at Mezomadarasi.
Dinner at the priest's house
Tobacco field, Transylvania
Wild ""rasta Hutsul horse
the last day's ride through the hills of Transylvania
The Welsh reach Sighisoara (with my father and cousin, Liz)
The open road and long suffering Panama hat!
Cousin Liz on the road to Sighisoara!
My dear Mother greeting me and the other riders in Sighisoara and proving that one is never to old for balloons!
Radu and Rosamund in Sighisoara
Mother, Self, Radu, Robert - an a new flag for Sighisoara!
Self, Georgina Clayson and TRH Prince Edward, President of the British Paralympic Association
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