Phoenicia Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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We skipped lunch, and prepared for packing for the trip home. We asked Steve and Aida if they were up for going to a symphony at the National Opera House. When we bought the tickets ...
... some breakfast and coffee. To my surprise, NOTHING was open. The Starbucks near my hostel was open, but I refused to go to it on principle. When I had been walking for 15 minutes or more and could not find a single place with an open door, tables and chairs, I asked a nice looking young man if he knew of any open cafes in the area. He said there was a Starbucks just up the road that was open. UGH what!? So I inquired about a “local cafe” and he gave me ...
... Sibiu. when recommending a bar to visit, it wrote "has regular live comedy nights, rarely in English but still entertaining to experience". I didn't really see how it could be entertaining, until I experienced those around us in fits of laughter at this guy. I guess laughing really is contagious. we found ourselves laughing along with everyone else, despite not understanding a word. he may well have been saying "ha, look at that English guy pretending he understands ...
... and, for some reason, Irish pubs. There was an obscene number of Irish pubs in Bucharest. As I strolled up and down the narrow streets I wondered how busy the place got, and how they all managed to stay in business. As I continued to stroll the quiet gave way to the ever unpleasant sound of jackhammering and other construction related noises. In 1977 a major 7.4 earthquake struck Bucharest, destroying many buildings, and killing more than 1,500. Some thirty ...
... town to whet my exploring appetite. Apparently I am only visiting places beginning with the letter B: tomorrow I will take a trip to Bran and the famous castle. Challenge: by regular public bus (two to be specific).
Notes to self
- Master the art of plane/train/bus sleeping. I am getting close!
- Avoid strange people on trains
- Actually change the camera setting - aerial is designed for use on a plane!