Grand Hotel Continental
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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Danube River Cruise
Saturday April 25th
We arrived at the Bucharest airport without having a significant period of sleep, which made the day a little difficult. We got through customs and wearing our Viking Cruise stickers we found our cruise contact and waited for a long time to get our bus to the hotel, along with many other people who had arrived. Once on the ...
... They feature pretzels (different from American pretzels, somehow – the dough is denser but also had little air bubbles in it and they usually have sesame or poppy seeds on them) and meat pies and pastries. Sorina ordered for us, and I ended up with a pretzel and a meat pie, both of which were delicious.
By the time we had found the Zambaccian, we were quite glad to be inside. It was cheap – all the museums in Bucharest are – but was not only an ...
... from 100% Romanian materials including the 480 crystal chandeliers!! From here we went to the Village Museum. This is an outdoor museum where you can wander between houses from different areas of Romania as well as different times in history. They have local crafts people making various handicrafts and pottery outside the houses and some of the houses you can even go inside. While very hot it was a lovely museum and a nice green space away from the hustle ...
... br> The Rapid Boat didn't appear at the dock until a few minutes before departure time. At noon sharp, our return boat to Tulcea left which left us plenty of time to catch the 3pm train to Bucharest. The station is only a short walk from the boat landing.
Euro Style Commuter Train
Hiro got his bike and bag he had left in luggage room at the train station. All went very smooth. The train was only two wagons. One of ...
... it was quite shocking to hear what the effect of Communism had on the city of Bucharest. The man in power Nicolae Ceauşescu decided that he wanted his city (Bucharest) to be great. So he built the second biggest Palace in the world, he made the small stream in the town wider so that it resembled a big river and then pushed it underground so he could create a huge main street that is 10cms wider than Champs-elysees in Paris. To build the great Palace he demolished monasteries ...