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... friend. He showed us some artifacts from that day including a flag that was damaged when 100,000 citizens of Bucharest fought the army and secret police. Our meeting took place across the street from Ceausescu's palace in what is now called Victory Square. It was quite a moving story. All the while I was thinking about my son who was the same age as this man. His story reminded me of the story ...
... on our way.
I drove; Paul navigated, of course. We noticed we were stared at a lot, but I think it was because we don’t look the least bit Romanian, not because I was driving. Getting out of Constanta was a bit exciting – crazy left-turn across traffic that doesn’t stop, busy roundabouts, stray dogs wandering into the crowded city streets – but we made it. We even found a bank and got so Romanian leu.
The plan had been ...
To be frank there was little to see or do here - the port itself was less than inviting with huge Shipyard signs and lots of derelict looking ships. It is the largest port on the Black Sea and one of the largest ports in Europe. The City itself wasn't much better with many old buildings in various states of disrepair and ruin although we were told the Council was working on having them restored. Given ...
... Natural highlights along the Danube
-Iron Gates National Park
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Hiro and Junko will return to normal life in Japan from Istanbul. They have eight days before their flight home. Their daughter will fly in from London for the weekend to visit them.
We will stay in ...
... of Constanta, Romania confirmed all of my suspicions!
To be fair, it's not a very interesting part of Romania. I understand that the western part of the country is mountainous and very pretty. (And that's where Transylvania and Count Dracula can be found!) Constanta is the largest commercial port on the Black Sea, with a population of about 400,000. It has an ancient history, founded by Greek traders around 600 BC. Then ...