Travel Blogs from Bucharest, Romania

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Finding Communism, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Finding Communism

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

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... tried to hand her 2 lie (about .80 cents) but she wouldn't take it. She told me to tell more people to come to Romania. Bucharest is not an attractive city. It's a soviet nightmare. There is garbage on the ground, the buildings are crumbling, and it's ...

Top 5 of Eastern Europe, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Top 5 of Eastern Europe

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... knowledge and passion for this area of the world which dampened a experience a little) 3. Croatian Islands 4. Dubrovnik, Croatia 5. Bran Castle, Romania Although we have listed the top five of Eastern Europe, it is an area of the world that has so much ...

Viva Romania!, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Viva Romania!

A travel blog entry by msu

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... no one I knew had gone before. Put those together and you get a country with the Primary colors for a flag. Bucharest is a confounding mix of architecture. Imagine taking the chateau style classical buildings of France, mixing it with a bunch of ...

Driving tour of city., Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Driving tour of city.

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Arrived in the capital mid afternoon, did a driving tour of the city and then went to ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by pierrez

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Romancing Romania, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Romancing Romania

A travel blog entry by benjermaicus

... capitalism of Bucharest and the sickening opulence of Ceauseceu's megalomaniacal palace and you have a good idea of where Romania is at. Bucharest was a fascinating maze of marble structures, wooden gantries and Western nightclubs. But I think Sibiu, ...

The Cold Heart, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

The Cold Heart

A travel blog entry by claude_and_iain

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... to spend Christmas somewhere on the Orthodox calendar (who have Christmas in January), we actually spent our Christmas Day in Bucharest. Having executed their leader on Christmas Day 18 years ago, we figured its a place that doesn't shutdown for ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by rvs

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... breakfast and talking to Roxy's parents we went sight seeing.  We went and saw the Romanian Parliament House in Bucharest that was entirely built from Romanian materials and by Romanian people (about 20000).  The building is very impressive ...

Shopping in town, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Shopping in town

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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We had the morning free in the city, there was not much to see, so most of the girls and I went ...

First impressions of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

First impressions of Bucharest

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva

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... the city which was much easier in the heat without the extra weight on our backs. There are so many beautiful buildings in Bucharest and flowers are everywhere. Not only are they sold on every street corner in bouquets, but they also line the streets and ...

Bucharest what a let down, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest what a let down

A travel blog entry by no1pablo

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... you turn - very popular (must be cheap cos they're bloody ugly cars!) It is a world of difference though from the capital, Bucharest, to Bran, and other places we drove through on the way, as to be honest you wouldn't have a clue what country you were in ...

Back in Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Back in Bucharest

A travel blog entry by kally563

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Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by sherwoodforest

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With a few limited exceptions, our experience in Bucharest was uniquely negative.  From drunk gypsies trying to pick-off cash at the train station ticket window to the strong feeling of imminent mugging on the street at night to ATMs all saying "Are ...

Rumination No. 3 - On Length of Trip, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Rumination No. 3 - On Length of Trip

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... I can recover on the plane and at home. Instead, I am doing laundry in the washing machine in my apartment in Bucharest, Romania. I don't really need to do laundry yet because I have a really big bag and I packed almost entirely light clothes ...

Brasov to Bucharest by train!!!, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Brasov to Bucharest by train!!!

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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Day 9-12 Romanian Bush Camping and Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Day 9-12 Romanian Bush Camping and Bucharest

A travel blog entry by lizandmaxuktooz

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... original owners, who then opened it to the public. Back on the bus and we finally arrived at our campsite just outside Bucharest. Day 12 Bucarest has a reputation of stray dogs and thieves, with the only desirable tourist attraction, the palace. The bus ...

Romania, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Romania

A travel blog entry by helenandeoghan

... pre-1989 years is the 2nd biggest building in the world (after the Pentagon) and stands on the rubble of one-sixth of Bucharest which was bulldozed to make room for this wacko's dream. There are more tasteful palaces in Romania and none more so then ...

July 30, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

July 30

A travel blog entry by tucker

July 1 (Val) Upon arriving in Bucharest, Rob and I walked to a nearby hostel to check it out. It ended up just an address of an apartment (like a bed and breakfast) and we didn't feel comfortable . Back at the train station, as we were discussing what ...

Bucharest, Romania, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest, Romania

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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Bucharest, Romania is a pit - at least visually. Decrepit, Soviet-Era apartment buildings, with laundry strung outside, and ugly "plazas." It also has an estimated 100,000 stray dogs running the streets, which bit 6,700 people last year, and killed a ...

The other side, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

The other side

A travel blog entry by lorievans

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... and helpful. It appears this country has a quality of life that is not contingent on standard of living. And so we have arrived in Bucharest - the "Paris of the East" I'm told. There is laundry to be done and showers to be had - I suspect we'll do our ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by laural

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May 2 - 3, 2006 (Bucharest, Romania) This the first time I've been disappointed. Bucharest is a stunningly ugly city. The only "attraction" worth visiting is the Palace of Parliament, a monstrous building - in every sense of the word - built to satisfy ...

The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

The Truth About Cats & Dogs

A travel blog entry by ataritouchme

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... We did have a wonderful meal at a Spanish restaurant, though, where I could actually speak a language I fully understood. I won't say Bucharest is without certain charms, but I might say the Spanish restaurant is the memory I will keep with me the ...

Bukarest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bukarest

A travel blog entry by different9

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An interesting history, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

An interesting history

A travel blog entry by adambrownell

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... history including the only recent governing of Communism by the Soviet Union and the way in which it affected life within Romania. Following the tour, we had only just heard that Manchester United were playng the local Romania team in soccer, like ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by teamcanada

Bucharest isn't a really big city like an istanbul, but it sure seems like it, its so busy. the palace and main square are the biggest i've seen. and revolution square was moving for me. the city still has a very strong communist feel, you can really feel ...

fracote fracote..., Bucareste, Romania travel blog

fracote fracote...

A travel blog entry by tiagorelvao

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Xegamos a bucareste de manha...viemos com umas raparigas austriacas q depois foram tb conosco para Brasov... Bucareste e fraquita...grandes avenidasd, muitos carros, grandes predios, tudo muito cinzento...monumentos n tem grande coisa...tem aqueles ...

More Bucharest photos, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

More Bucharest photos

A travel blog entry by denis.sokolov

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Bucharest Sept 13-16, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest Sept 13-16

A travel blog entry by cthrasher

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Once again the 89 revolution and weird currency were prominent themes in Bucharest. This is definitely a poor country, but Romania has personality and personality goes a long way. In Bucharest the poverty was more evident than in Timisoara with many ...

Crossing the Danube, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Crossing the Danube

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... campsite and we also left Bulgaria.  We crossed the Danube into Romania and stopped for the night at a campsite on the outskirts of Bucharest, alone as usual.  We're not staying to visit Bucharest and tomorrow we will move on to ...

Nicolae Ceauşescu, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Nicolae Ceauşescu

A travel blog entry by saktophe

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