Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... there is a guard standing firmly in charge to guide the train through, no matter how small the station. We came to our first stop at GIURGIU which is the last town on the Romanian border before crossing the Danube river into Bulgaria. The border guards take everyone's passports and process them in the local station. Then an hour later, after the carriages have gained a little heat and we are keen to move on, they return our passports and we are underway. ...
... building while his own people were suffering and starving. Today, the giant building serves as the Palatul Parlamentului. In other words, it houses Romania's Parliament.
During our tour on our second day we stumbled upon an interesting monument, which supposedly many of the people of Bucharest do not like very much, and which our ...
... at the end of August. There is also the weekly and monthly update and quarterly newsletter to prepare. Sometimes it would be very easy to get bored of sitting at my computer, which is what I do most days, but the friendly open communication going on helps keep things alive. Ms. Arsene, who is the director of advising is also very nice but I haven't been able to interact with her much because my first week here she was in the U.S. and now she ...
... inspiration and nothing else to do so I cranked out this entry while flying over Croatia, Italy, and the Mediterranean Sea. The beach water down there in Genoa looks pretty nice and its currently cloudy in Barcelona. My parents and sisters will be picking me up at the airport and we’ll drive 5.5 hours to Sevilla this afternoon so everyone can meet Cristina’s parents and sister and cheese out on Spain in general. If you haven’t been, you should go. I suggest the south. ...
... avenues of stately buildings which up close are revealed to be reinforced concrete and empty. The boulevard leading to the enormous house of parliament is intentionally 6m longer than Paris's Champs Elysees. And the parliament building the second largest administrative building in the world (behind the pentagon). There is even ...
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