Hotel Suter Inn
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... should have been only minutes from the station but took us close to an hour to find. Three times, we asked people on street if they knew the direction to Hello Hotel. None knew it. Dave's GPS, aided by Google Maps, was directing us over a kilometer away from the action and in what seemed like the wrong direction. Dave called the hotel. The receptionist said “No, we are not far"."Just two minutes from the train station exit. Just ...
... On top of all these difficulties, Ceaușescu decided to construct the Palace of the Parliament (pictured). Originally called People's House, the building is the second largest building in the world and was clearly a product of a megalomaniacal effort on Ceaușescu's part to showcase Romanian power and respectability despite its difficulties at the time. It was built on a hill and an entire Jewish community ...
Milestone - 2000km
About 40km past the 2000km I had my first flat tire. Not bad - I think these continental gator hard shells were a good investment.
Today was very hot. I think it reached 38degrees. But at least I was leaving Slatina. The roads were very good for the first 100km then they got a bit sketchy for the rest of the ride into Bucharest. It was a long ride ...
... switching yard in Romania, around 15 rail lines wide and need to get back to the station. This is like standing in the middle of the road in France with a herd of cows coming at us all over again except this time, I don’t have a stick! Not that a stick would help with a train.
After walking a short distance along the rails, we come across a little office in the yard with more railway staff in it. They, I’m sure, are ...
Bucarest has a reputation of stray dogs and thieves, with the only desirable tourist attraction, the palace. The bus into town was dreadful, getting stuck in traffic for an hour in 40 degree heat, all of us were dripping with sweat on arrival to a very dull and communist looking city. Apparently alot was demolished in the 80s (when I was little) to make way for a grand palace and concrete tower blocks, so alot of the original architecture ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking