Golden Tulip Victoria - Bucharest
Travel Blogs from Bucharest
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*We visit Revolution Square where Ceausescu addressed the people for the last time in 1989 before he was arrested, sent to trial and shot dead on Christmas Day. The square was the symbolic location of the Coup d’Etat by the Romanian people against the Ceausescu regime.
*Bucharest is trying hard to re-invent itself. In the ‘Paris style’ areas there are pedestrian zones, street cafes, ...
... emperor, Trajan. The relatively new statue is mocked by Romanians and there have been contest to come up with funny alternate names and ideas which could have been worse choice.
As we giggled at her stories, the bronze grew ugly before our eyes. Such is the power of suggestion.
On our way toward the beautiful Opera house, we stopped near 'The Rebirth Memorial Eternal ...
... n an almost empty wagon and we were not bored for a second. We enjoyed good books and very ınterestıng scenery. Unfortunately the weather has been very grey all week and the overcast skıes emphasısed the bleakness of decayıng towns and factorıes. The soıl ıs certaınly very fertıle and ıt seems ın many areas the land has been gıven back to nature as most goods are now ımported.
... just behind our apartment) was our meat supplier. My then dog Freya (von Vogelwald - gorgeous German shepherd ) loved her too and we used to go see her together. Not sure if the meat lady liked me or my dog more but one day she taught me the secret of this taonga (treasure).
I don't know why I like ciorba de burta so much, it's my favourite Romanian "liqui-dish". I love it how I feel when scents and taste bring back perfect moments of ...
... pizza the second, and left vowing to find somewhere healthy to eat. Especially since the hostel owner made us omelettes both mornings (VERY tasty though) and we had Mexican for lunch while out in town.
We tried to see Bucharest. We really did. We hopped on the metro to the centre and found ourselves just off our map, surrounded by identical-looking grey blocky buildings with billboards up the top and no idea where to go. We knew we wanted to ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking