Digging, Drinking and Hiking: My Experiences in Romania

By Jasmine Greene. “Where are you going?” “Romania.” “But…why?” In fact, if I hadn’t been interested in archaeology and looking for a field school, I might have completely overlooked this country. After all, it isn’t the most common place for tourists to go. Luckily, I wasn’t touring the country, oh no. I paid good money to go out there and do some manual labor. Let’s think about that again. I paid to do manual labor. And let me tell you, it was no joke. We climbed a “hill” (read mountain) 5 days a week with our shovels, pickaxes and trowels. …