Dalin Center Hotel
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... I eventually found my hotel. Having unpacked I set off back to the palace for a tour of the area now used as a conference facility, the upper floors are off limits as they house the Parliament. The building is huge and is reputed to the the biggest civilian building in the world....only the Pentagon is larger and that is considered military. I left the palace and explored the old town which is the only area that was ...
... not necessarily obvious if you are dark, don’t know Romanian, alone, Hindu, and in an Orthodox church, so I was embarrassed by the lapse. I took my pashmina shawl and wrapped it like the other women. When catechism came, I had to quickly find the exit.
The rest of the day, I discovered a very breathtaking restaurant, tried to enter the Parliamentry Palace and was told to come back during opening hours, walked in Francesza street, and ...
... out of my visit so I gave it a miss. Sara and I went into the Lipscani area of the city and had a few drinks at the Van Gogh Pub, eating up a bit of time before a group dinner nearby. It was happy hour while we were there and my three beers cost me 9 Lei in total, about 2 Euros. We met up with some more of our tour group for dinner at the Caru' cu Bere Restaurant. It was a folky type of restaurant serving local fair ...
... that I was unfamiliar with to create a party in a glass ) and even whipped up a "special" drink for Ashley! Afterwards, we were treated to a "presentation" of all the dining rooms. It was all fun and games until the fake hand touched my shoulder. You'll have to tune in later for the photos of the restaurant. It's too late for me to mess with getting them off my camera. Tomorrow we visit the Cotroceni Palace, souvenir shop and then head to Brasov in the heart of ...
... go through passport control.
"Romania is divided into 3 parts by the Carpathian Mountains and the Transylvanian Alps. Transylvania, famous for Count Dracula, is the section between these two barriers. Communists took power in 1947 at the end of WW II and installed a Soviet-style government. Under President Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania steered its own course, dealing with both the East and the West. Police arrested ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility