Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... Which leads me to a funny note about my dorm living....I live on a floor with all guys. The dorm administrator was being nice by putting me on the first floor where it is cooler but that meant all my neighbors are guys. As it turns out they are very nice helpful and considerate.
Thanks to the guys, specifically Stefan, Gabi, Remus and Vali. Between them they are responsible for connecting me to the internet, helping me find ...
... hostel in Bucharest where we were spending the next night. Using Google, Jess had found the location on her iPod where we needed to go. However, this hostel had moved and Google showed us its old location on the map. So with a little trouble (still figuring out the bus system), we finally got to the location on the map and found no hostel. The postive note was that we met some very nice poeple in our efforts who spoke a little English and did ...
... going through security. I think because there was only one chick working the security scan line and one guy checking for matches between people’s passport picture and their face. These two working kind of fit my stereotype of an eastern European. Guy looked like he could be one of the bad guys in the Owen Wilson movie Behind Enemy Lines and the chick was in her twenties, real fit, too much makeup, and had destroyed her probably nice dark hair with ...
Another day, another border crossing, another country, another currency, another language and another alphabet: No it wasn't bright and sunny either, in fact it was so foggy we could have been driving into a void. Crossing the border was a quite quick and painless procedure for us but judging by the line up of trucks on the Turkish side it’s no simple process for the truck drivers. A queue of at least 2k’s stretches back along the ...
... Flo, in a region called the Maramures, located north of Romania, close to the Ukrainian border. Region very famous for its old churches in wood, beautiful landscapes, the merry cemetery and the basic lifestyle of its inhabitants. We did not plan much in advance so we did wilderness camping and hitch-hiking which worked quite well!!
And before taking off from Romania, I finally spent a few days in Bucharest, ...
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking