Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... minute walk turned into thirty minutes. After getting lost several times, I found the Templul Coral, but the gates were closed. I later found another synagogue, the Templul Unirea Sfântă, which also houses the Jewish museum of Bucharest. The building was already closed, as it was already late Friday afternoon. Finally, I stumbled upon the
Sinagoga Mare, which is the Great Synagogue, founded by the Jewish-Polish community ...
... have one of these on a holiday as you never know when if may come in handy. Going to sleep on this old train was easy with the clitter/clatter of the train over the railway tracks and the gentle sway of the car as it gradually motors along. This is not a fast journey by any means, but the scenery is very enjoyable. We moved from rolling hills of corn and sunflowers, into rugged mountain cliffs with the train track winding its way through the beautiful ...
... instead of Friday so that we could have time to pack and get ready on friday.
The plane experience was quite interesting. First, I find out that we dont get assigned seating. So when the boarding started it was like a crasy rush. People just made this large crowd instead of a line. We ended up getting seats together so it was good. On the plane they explained everything in English and Romanian only. However, there was no movie and when I asked Ana if we got ...
... a month long summer vacation. I am excited about the chance to work with her more on the summer-school project.
What have I been doing at work everyday? Also a good question. I have been sitting at table working on a laptop. If that doesn't sound so appealing to you then you are not alone. But as I said above I don't mind it so much because of the atmosphere in which I am doing it. To briefly summarize some of the things I have ...
... to run our bags through the largest x-ray machine I’ve ever seen. One x-ray machine for a zillion people in line and the guy running it seemed to have some specific standards on how bags were to enter. Such a fast moving line.
While we wait, just like when I arrived, a chick about my age asks for my passport and e-ticket. She seems more friendly than the one I had to deal with on arrival, maybe because they figure I am already in the country and ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services