Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... and also the heaviest building in the world (Don't worry, I didn't know i was this cleaver either) after this, I had an interesting visit to the supermarket. while browsing the beer isle, a old Romanian man could see I was spoilt for choice, and picked up a bottle and started pointing at it, and exclaiming something in Romanian. I told him I was English, but he continued to repeat himself, getting more and more excited, as if by magic I would suddenly ...
... was a riot! His name was Florin and he is primarily a driver for the Marriott, but it seems the Marriott will sometimes pimp him out to the Hilton for rides. After trying to convince me to take a private tour of the countryside and to see Dracula's castle in Transylvania (I had to politely decline and explain that I wouldn't be in town long enough-the castle is three hours away), he proceeded to tell me about the light of his life, his one year old son. He then ...
... no cats, no already occupied rooms and there was even a sign out front advertising the hostel. We even splurged a little and got a private room!!
On our first day, and in fact every day we spent in Bucharest, it was cold, grey and snowing. We never got out of bed to early and always took full advantage of the free breakfast provided by the hostel. This stop was a bit of down time.
Another similarity between the days in our Bucharest stop was a ...
... before his dream could be realized. The tour inside was a brief 45-minutes, but showcased his madness well, displaying tons of marble (literally), enormous crystal chandeliers in every room, and gorgeous deep-red rugs handmade for each hall. Hell, even the heating grates were handcrafted of Romanian copper. It was an excellent way to start my day, steeped in recent history, and also inspired by the Romanian government's persistence, re-purposing these rooms instead of destroying ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center