Residence Domenii Plaza
Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... write more when we arrive. Although the second leg of our flight was on Lufthansa also, there was a BIG difference. This aircraft was much smaller, no contoured headrest, and not even ONCE did anyone offer me a 'Baileys'. But we made it safely to Bucharest, and thank the heavens above, my luggage was in baggage claim by the time I arrived. Customs was a breeze,...only 2 people in line ahead of us. Once in the Arrivals area, we found an ATM, where I got some ...
... mushrooms. Back to the bus for the three hour drive to the ship.
Countryside is fairly flat, lots of crops, canola and wheat.
Onto the ship (the Imagery, Cabin 308). Met some people and just enough time to quickly unpack, shower and back to the dining room for dinner. Food is really good, portions just right!
We met a lovely woman from north of San Fran, Sue ...
... line. Before I knew it we were off. By the time we saw our friends on the sidelines we were on mile 15 and feeling pretty tired. Around mile 18 I could feel the end getting near (and I don't mean death..I didn't think..). My joints hurt and luckily that was the only thing that I can complain about. Crossing the finish line and getting that medal was an awesome feeling. Romania may have taken my card, but Bucharest was the perfect place to run my first ever half-marathon.
... platforms in Bucharest Metro are wide. Like the stations in Kiev, the stations in Bucharest are clean, and trash free. The train cars have policemen on duty.
The downtown is at Piata Unirii (Union Square). The fountains give a cooling misty effect on hot summer days around the area. However, they looked pretty awkward, with major roads intersecting one another on one of the busiest streets in the city. It was caught up with Ceausescu's plan ...
... euro's (although noone really knows) on his private edifice to his ego, demolishing 30,000 buildings to make way for this and the surrounding boulevard and buildings, sending the country into poverty with breadlines forming a daily occurence whilst he lived in splendour with his wife. Like all good dictators however, they get there come uppence, revolution swept the city forcing he and his wife to flee the city, only to be ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services