Doubletree by Hilton Bucharest Unirii Square
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... the tour around Bucharest points out that the city is not typical of the rest of Romania even though over 10% of the country's population live there. The worlds of Ferraris & horse carts are separated by perhaps 30 mins of driving. But Romanians like the other people we have met in the former East Bloc countries, do not regret the end of Communism. As a social, political & economic experiment, it failed and these countries are ...
... helpful. It appears this country has a quality of life that is not contingent on standard of living. And so we have arrived in Bucharest - the "Paris of the East" I'm told. There is laundry to be done and showers to be had - I suspect we'll do our exploring tomorrow. I'm hoping to go for a run but so far I haven't seen any suitable running paths. And so tomorrow we "rest"...and I'll report back if I find anything interesting ;-) ...
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We did not get going until the afternoon. Strike Bran Castle and Sighisoara off that list. The main thing was to see the ruins of Poenari Castle. The girls have to drive because I have never really driven a standard and Juha has no license even though it is his car - that's our Juha!
The girls got to experience the roads I cycle on in the safety of a car and I don't think anyone felt completely safe. Whether it ...
... where many of the buildings have been restorded but there are still some that are barely standing. There was also a strange mix of old and new buildings. There were quite a few palaces and museums a taxi ride from the city centre so plenty to do for a few days - would like to go back someday!
The local people were helpful when asked for directions and there are plenty of great bars and restaurants and the prices were very good!
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Some finesse jobs must be performed towards the end: Grate the carrots and simmer them with sunflower oil or butter into a frying pan until they get golden. The carrots are giving the tripe soup its colour and you must only add them towards the end, mixing very well the entire pot.
From the initial 5 liters you will end up with 2 ...