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 …
... pretty much interact through grunts, shrugs and hand gestures. They just put Home Alone on the tv and pointed to it while grinning at me. We think they are nice but we still get the homeless vibe. Another hostel guest who is from the Netherlands confirmed that they are guests here and have been for a long time. Oh homeless. One last thing that adds to the vibe is that there is a pack of cigarettes taped to the wall that say 'free - take one'.
We are hoping to get ...
... I saw my first Orthodox church, St. Georges and one of the prettiest I have seen. It was definitely not a tourist spot, in the middle of the neighbourhood it was in. I walked in, spotted a woman at the door and pointed to my camera. She nodded. I tried to photograph. My pictures don’t do it justice. Orthodox churches, I have learned, do not take well to photography (like St. Peter’s basilica). Too many dark colours contrasted with bright ...
... started walking towards the city centre. It was obvious from our walk that Bucharest did not recover as well from the demise of her Communist past that other cities we had been through had. Most of the buildings we were walking past were in a run-down state. It wasn’t until we got to the centre of town that the buildings looked like they received some sort of upkeep. There were some stunning buildings in the city ...
... pixs don't do it justice. Had to shift into a higher gear because everything here shuts down around the same time. We raced through the National Art Museum to find the two Monets they own. Waaah definitely not the impressionist style I love him for so that was basically a bust. Ashley had a difficult time finding a painting without nudity so we didn't stay too long. With the time crunch I left it up to Ashley to cut one of the items on the list and after hearing ...
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