Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... to Bucharest. It was packed. Very scenic trip.
Our hotel, Hello Hotel, at Bucharest was close to the station - but not close to much else! We walked to the old town (took 40 minutes) for dinner. That only took us as far as university square. I gave up - lets eat! Walk back only took 30 minutes - I didn't want to be in the back streets after dark. From what I read in the guide book though, we were more likely to be attacked by the stray dogs than by muggers.
... right along the Canal. We had ridden quite hilly highway instead. From the train, the bike trail appeared pretty rough, so a trade-off, hills or potholes and gravel.
We passed by Cernavoda and the stretch of the toll-road we had cycled on illegally. We even spotted the three "working girls" on the same spot, as if they hadn't moved.
No One Knows
We arrived in Bucharest just as it was getting dark at 8 pm. ...
... policy changes) to boost Romania's population, causing many women to look elsewhere for abortions, often being hurt during them. Ceaușescu also led Romania into extreme foreign debt by borrowing more than $13 billion and in an effort to return the money, ordered the export of Romanian agricultural and industrial production. The domestic shortages that followed made life extremely difficult for Romanian civilians. ...
Milestone - 2000km
About 40km past the 2000km I had my first flat tire. Not bad - I think these continental gator hard shells were a good investment.
Today was very hot. I think it reached 38degrees. But at least I was leaving Slatina. The roads were very good for the first 100km then they got a bit sketchy for the rest of the ride into Bucharest. It was a long ride ...
... all look the same, a yard with a few chickens and the rest of it full of junk, even the campsite had 3 legged chairs, broken furniture, and rusty iron out side, just rotting away, okay the toilets and showers were clean (ish) the water was hot, but it just had that run down , tired look to it
Adam (the driver ) decided he was going to treat us all to an Indian meal, he would do the cooking, all we had to was prepare it, it ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet