Scott Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean. On board there are about a dozen passengers and the compulsory seat reservations have been issued so that we are all down one end. I sit opposite a slightly scary looking big man with a shaved head and a black leather jacket. It’s actually against the law not to wear a black leather jacket if you are a Romanian man. Smoking and drinking lots of coffee are also mandatory. The inspector writes something on my tickets and it looks like all is in order. The next challenge will be the Bulgarian border in three hours time.
We use a mailing service, Dakota Post, as our address. They will handle your mail in several different ways according to your instructions and either hold your mail for you until you tell them to send it or send it on a regular schedule to an address if you are going to be in one location for a few months. The Escapees also have a similar mail service in SD, and there are other services in SD which I’m sure you can find in a Google search.
While one can take … Read more