Grand Hotel Continental
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... to supplement our travel costs. I was saving for this trip, and she was already on the road.) After about two weeks of dishes and milkshake-making, I left Ohio at the end of the summer. We were friends on Facebook, but did not keep in touch apart from that.It was a small thing at the time, but now I know that had we not been Facebook friends, my semester (and maybe even my life) would be dramatically different. When Sorina saw I had arrived in Europe at the start of ...
... and packs of stray dogs in the streets to overbearing gypsy beggars.
Other than a handful of homeless pooches in Bucharest and one very slow train ride, I really didn't see anything that marked Romania as a 'less developed country’. (Having said that, I do think Romania has seen much of its development in the last 5 to 10 years so much of what I had heard was probably a bit dated.)
The train ride through Romania – including the ...
... from the very first day proved correct. First, one guy, with a Hungarian last name knew everything about everything. John and I both caught him at separate times, spouting out false (or to be kind, misguided) information. We didn’t want to challenge him because we didn’t even want to have a conversation with him. The other was a woman who needed to be the center of attention at all times. John ...
... to the right Ramada, which I hadn’t. However, my distress was short lived because though I had visions of having to load up the bike and drive another 30 mins somewhere, the other Ramada was infact 100m away! So bike stayed where it was and bags were just taken to my room.
Later that night I set off to a restaurant that Jonas, of Valle Verde, had recommended. It was about 3 miles away and it was a lovely evening and it was on the other ...
... Iliana, Stanislav, Borislav, and Maria at the school. (Most common names..not everyone is actually named that..haha) The next couple of weeks were different. I was no longer a stand-up comedian. In most of the classes I have been given complete freedom over my lessons. I have played fun word games to get them to speak English and become more comfortable with me. A lot of the students were pretty nervous and still are nervous to speak to me, but it's getting ...