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... 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 a nice night of sleep tonight and do most of our exploring tomorrow.
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... by Chausescu and is full of old buildings with cobbled streets and is the main restaurant and entertainment area. Back at the hotel,I spent the rest of the evening in conversation with a Romanian ex Naval officer who had many stories of life with Chausescu and his time in jail as a result of some failed ' business ventures' involving oil, Iraq and ex Russian military officers. All very interesting and maybe ...
... covets French products and the French way of life almost to the point that they are more Parisian than the Parisians. They use "merci" for thank you like the Iranians do. But then, it has its Eastern European side, and its second world side, the almost destroyed gothic majesties which reminded me a lot like Havana.
The next morning I took off through all the wrong neighbourhoods (on purpose) off of the guide map towards a direction. That ...
... of the road were many fountain features, most of which had no water and seemed to be to left to decay. Also on the bus tour we passed the Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest’s Arc de Triomphe equivalent, this sort of structure is not an uncommen feature in European cities.
I did a full loop on the bus route before I got off. I had hope to visit a peasant museum but really didn’t think I would have enough time to ...
... As it turns out, they were just French. I'm not really sure what to make of that.