Doubletree by Hilton Bucharest Unirii Square
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... doors were locked, so I walked around to the side. The door was open, and there was a man sitting on a folding chair watching television. He stopped me and said it would cost 10 lei. Seemed totally worth it to me, so I shelled out the cash. Then I was instructed to wait. He went into the building and returned with an elderly gentleman who proceeded to ask me to follow him. Seemed perfectly safe to me to follow this old man into a deserted building. It was, and ...
... and millions of chandeliers in each! Francisco was hilarious and very patient with the rude Americans on our tour: "I am being mysterious about answering your questions.'' The tour, by the way, costs 10 lei to get in and 35 lei more to bring a camera. I brought a camera.
More getting lost and finding my way. I worked up the courage to buy a peach from a fruit stand. It takes me a few days to enjoy not knowing what I'm doing as I just try to live my life. ...
... details) and included a big piece of raspberry-chocolate cake and more free beer. Zack promised me another night out once "those damn Costa Ricans" returned, but I wasn't too concerned. I already had my celebration, and kind of wanted a relaxing night in. My birthday luck held, and the Costa Ricans didn't return until near midnight. We whiled away the night with a few beers and some conversation.
As the night wound to a close, I reflected on my 24+ hours of birthday... To ...
... streets in the city, the guards and horses marched down the street. As they marched, some of the guards were beating drums, some were holding torches, and others had old rifles. It was really cool to watch.
When we kept walking on our tour Vlad and Anca started arguing over political events in Moldova. Vlad, who is from Maldova, insisted that he would know what happened. Anca, a history fanatic, was certain she was right. The argument got intense to the ...
... br> I mentioned earlier about the perfect Tesco store - well today we have found the opposite on the outskirts of Bucharest, a store called Carrefour. I've never been in a store like it, given the number of people shopping there - not just mam, dad and the kids, everybody there seemed to be with their extended family. You would have thought the store was giving away the food. Queues at their 15 or so tills were at least 8 deep. Many of us agreed that if ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service