Travel Blogs from Bucharest
It was an early start as we left Bras off, and we very sorry to go because it was one of the best places we've been so far. We got to the train station and as Vlad was carrying his bags up the stairs he suddenly got severe cramp in his back! The pain was such it brought him to his knees and had to be carried to the top of the stairs by Ivan, who …
... and Germany sell them their old train cars because half of the stuff doesn't work on them. The track is old and we bang along the rails, going 20-40mph much of the time and stopping in little dump towns for half an hour while the conductors have a smoke. With separate rooms, we are able to relax and get some sleep during the afternoon. Around 6 o'clock we have another border crossing so we get to meet the Romanian guards followed by ...
... and the black truffle beignet (seriously, that last one was awesome). Overall the apps were better than the mains, but the American strip and pork were really good (I was quite surprised that I enjoyed those more than the fish). And every dessert was awesome. Spoon tasting dessert sizes were made just for me. A perfect bite sized taste (well, if you are most people, it was a perfect three or four bite taste for me). Though the star of the desserts really has ...
1) Always carry a pashmina scarf. It might look like a merely decorative object, but it is actually a complicated device out of a James Bond movie. In this trip, it has been tied in a knot worn to fit in with the other Parisian girls, draped over shoulders as a shawl at a chilly Viennese concert, used as head covering at an Orthodox church or mosque, used for warmth under a jacket and as a ...
... As it turns out, they were just French. I'm not really sure what to make of that.
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