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- Non-smoking hotel
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... From the outside it was hard to recognize this as an Orthodox church, it was one story with a thatched roof. It was buildt this way to conceal it from the Turkish rulers. Inside it had six rooms all of them covered with beautiful icons. We were not allowed to take pictures, unfortunately. The guide in the Church told us about icons and the stories that they were telling regarding Mary, ...
... When we finished with the European side, we crossed to the Romanian side. The first half of the exhibit was all medieval and Renaissance works – I was expecting plenty of religious pieces, but was surprised that whole pieces of churches were located here. Entire walls had been removed, and many stone tablets and friezes were on display. The tablets were displayed at knee height in the center of the room. When backing up to better look at a frieze, I felt a bench ...
... we saw in Ireland. Lunch was a big disappointment. Service was very slow and aside from the soup not very good. Greasy and cold. Some of the delicacies were fried brains and greasy polenta. Tonight and tomorrow we are on our own. So stay tuned. Had a great meal at La Mama later in the day. Made up for the lousy lunch. Jerry had schnitzel and I had cabbage rolls. We shared an apple streusel. ...
... Universitat square and another square with a lot of history from 1989; and then through a park, to the presidential palace which is big, down a boulevard, then into old town to see some churches and reserve a meal for the evening. Our first choice restaurant was fully booked, second choice was being renovated, so we went for third choice. We then sat in a park waiting. Then to ...
The night ended with a real campfire sing song with Owen singing and entertaining us, he even saved a song for me (Foo Fighters accustic) when we eventually sat down from washing up and packing the cooking gear away in the right places on board the truck. (much appreciated Owen thanks)
A very early start for us as we had breakfast to prepare for the troops before another day on the road to Bucarest. 5.30am saw the fire embers from last ...