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Boat ride in the Turda salt mine.  photo: Christian Maskos
Building an amusement park under the earth sounds weard?  Romanian´s did this: The old salt mine of Turda wich was closed since 1932 was converted in to a mix of museum and amusement park:  And amazing idea.  As my  romanian friedn works there as Guide I had the chance to visit the mine again and take boat ride at the underground lake and watch salt crystalls from a ferrys wheel.   A must do if you come to Transylvania.
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My name is Wizz.  photo: Christian Maskos
Miau. This is Wizz. Isn ´t he cute? adry - a friend of mine from Transylvnia found a baby cat just the day before I arrived to visit her: To celebrate that we would have never met without Wizzair and the Low-Fares and the fact tht Wizz made travelling posible for many mny romanians like Ady her cat was named Wizz.
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Welcome to Romania.  photo: Christian Maskos
Is this my airport bus?    Unortunatly not.    But this  was just one of  several horse carriages who passed the bus stop in the village close to Suceava (SCV)  airport in romanian Moldova.    Welcome to romania.  Happy to be here again.
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My next trip will include romanias Oradea, Suceava, Iasi, Timisoara and Cluj.Its time again for another amazing tripp.  my new tripp wil take me to five countries. The first stopp will be Suceava, new destination of Wizzair in romania.  Afterwards from iasi to Cluj to see an old Couchsurfing friend.  Afterwards i fly via Bucarest  to Oradea with Tarom finishing the airports in romania.   From Timisoara via Bukarest, Milan  and Madrid I will make my way to Marrakech.   Final destination will be Dole in France.

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A warm and sunny morning in Tibilisi.  photo. MaskosGood Morning Tibilisi.  Short stoppover in Georgias amazing capital.  Since my last visit in 2010 it looks much more developed.   And defnetlly worth a longer stay.  But for now I am bound to Yerevan in Armenia. The picture shows the statue on Liberty Square in central Tibilisi.
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Summer, Sun, Beach.   Another summer day in Limassol. poto: Christian MaskosToday -  after work -  I just got out and enjoied  a beautiful sunny day and the beautiful promenade and sculpture in Limassol.   Later in the evening I enjoied a original cyprus Hallumi Cheese while seeing sunset at the promenade.  Finally I walked arround ol town an old harbour wich is specially nice after dark when al the pubs come to live.  Today there was also the Aphrodite 2016  Cross-Fit Championchip.  So I stopped and had a loock for a while to the strong  girls.
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Paphos airport:  Foto: Christian Maskos

With my today´s landing in Paphos I have another country complete: Now I´ve visited all currently served comercial airports on the island: Okay there are just three: Larnaca and Paphos i Cyprus and Ercan in the turkish part of the island. Cyprus is european country number 14 Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo, Luxemburg, Belgium, Netherlands , Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro and Austria and Latvia as Ventpils is not longer served by a comercial airline.

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The last days of summer. Walk along Bucarest old town.  photo: Christian MaskosSo nice, September is half over and it is still 30° deggrees celcius and blue skys in Bucarest.  Enjoying the last days of the european summer.  Luckily I will escape winter again and stay most of teuropeans  cold time in the caribic and asia. The picture was taken in Bucarest center close to the Izvor Park.
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Sunset at Piaza Uniri in Bucarest with view to the Palace of the People.  photo: Christian MaskosSunste atmosphere at the Uniri Boulevard in the very city center of romania capital bucarest with view to the Palast of the People.
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Blue Air Boein 737-400 in Milano Oria al Serio / bergamo.  photo: Christian MaskosBlue Air  - Low Cost made in romania.  In 2016 Blue Air opened several new routes and is now the biggest airline in romania:   Time to retry the airline.   My last flight was 2011 from Bologna to Bacau.   You will find two different trip-reports -  as the airline offers a full-service-conept on domestic and and classical low-cost-product on international routes where they compete with Ryanair and Wizziar.

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My trip plan for septemberJust one day home and out again:  My next trip  takes me southeast again:  Even further southeast this time:  While I am writing this post I am sitting already in a bus south to Karlsruhe for my first stop.

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My first real flight with Germania.  photo: Christian MaskosToday I had two travel premiers:   For the first time ever after over 1.500 flights I used the german airline Germania.   And I landed at the new german airport Kassel-Calden.  KAssel is also a new city for me.  I have flown with Germania operated flights for many other airline including HLX Hapag-Lloyd-Express, Tuifly or Air Berlin.  But today it was my first real Germania flight with the Germania product.
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Another Air Asai Big Sale with phantastic prices. photo: Christian MaskosAnohter Big-Sale-Day Air Asia famous Big Sales are always a very special day for Budget Travellers: Today it was again Big-Sale time: Or better Pre-Sale: If you are member of Air Asia frequent ffyer program you can get many flights for 0 points plus tax before the Big Sale starts for everyone. Unlucky if the sale comes out while you are at a phantastic place: This happened last year when I was in Ohrid and exactly one year later again: Today in Rethymo.

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