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... s buildings on the face of the step which paints picture as you walk up. Finally after what seem like hours but in fact it was only 15 minutes I reached the top. It has more than 100 steps and peaks to the highest point in Bucharest with an amazing view. This would be Great for a school group after a day of viewing art.
So far this has been the longest day yet! I am exhausted but it is worth it.
TripAdvisor.com readers rate the city bicycle tour as the #1 activity in Bucharest. Having been on a bikes enough lately, Hiro, Junko and Michelle chose the open top bus tour instead.
These quickie tours are a great orientation to unfamiliar cities. Bucharest, like many major cities, has one too, albeit a bit shorter than most. Hiro, Junko, and Michelle bought metro day-passes and rode the subway to Union Square ...
... the Latin roots of these romantic languages. It was intriguing none the less, however my attempts at talking Italian to them didn't get me very far...
The highlight of our one night in Bucharest was a free walking tour through the old town. The guide was so passionate, knowledgeable and had quite a wicked sense of humour - perhaps this was a Romanian trait? He started the tour by pointing out the second biggest building/palace in the world (after the Pentagon)... he ...
... Police and security guards give the impression that the organisations they represent are affiliated to the Gestapo!
Garden Gnomes are a feature of most peoples gardens and are sold everywhere!!
In the country, horse and cart seem to be the most popular form of transport. They even have registration plates on the carts!!!
So a mixed bag really. Time to move on, Bulgaria next!!
... to get out of the way. Getting a visa for Moldova.
Thanks to Moldova, I'd arranged to stay in Bucharest for two nights and almost three days in case there was a problem with the visa application. Australians and New Zealanders still need a visa for that country and to make matters worse, an invitation letter is also required. What the hell is an invitation letter? I was very lucky with the Russian visa back in Lebanon because I managed to find an online agency that ...