Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... unofficial doctors report, I've been ruled out of any colour runs for the next 2 weeks! anyway the nightlife, it didn't quite live up to the standards of Belgrade, but was still a great night! Monday brought the usual slow start following a night out, before heading to the Peoples Palace. known by several names locally, it was once home to the communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu and now houses the Romanian parliament. it is the 2nd largest administration building in ...
... 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 ...
... a favourite of which was to a traditional romanian restaurant that had been recommended. It turns out we would spend a lot of time eating during our stay in Romania, it was just so cheap, we could afford to eat like royalty.
Anyway, there wasn't a lot to do during the day in Bucharest. We visited a couple of museums and the the palace of the parliament, which is actually the second largest building on the planet (the pentagon is the largest) and ...
... the labor and resource lost to a dictator, destroying his legacy in the most effective way possible - taking his dream and using it as the seat for an ideology he despised. Plus, now they have the most ridiculously beautiful government offices in the world...
Next on my list: the Contemporary Art Museum, housed conveniently on the back of the building. This is, however, where the lows started: I began to walk toward the back of the building on the South side, and found ...
... of being social in a bar. Not even alcohol could loosen them up... they were determined to frown, nurse their drinks and sit in silence. We got out of there and found a club that was celebrating Micheal Jackson. The beer was flowing, the people were dancing and the ladies were smiling.....We were home!
Off to Transylvania.. to search for Vlad the Impaler
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking