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Thunder boomed us awake before dawn, then I fell back asleep and dreamed that our tour for the day would have to be canceled, but by the time we were to meet Florin, it was fine. 2 villages planned for today, Viscri was the first. A rutted sometimes paved road took us past a ...
... slightly snobby about our tours after a great guide in Bucharest and anyone who doesn’t meet our high standards is immediately disregarded. Also, I didn’t like it that he kissed Belinda’s hand when we introduced ourselves- there goes his tip. But the feast at the restaurant was fantastic and much more worthwhile than the tour could possibly have been. Belinda had a Romanian version of a parma which had a slice of tomato, this ...
... in the "tour" behind us.
These guys are apparently leading their own tour (forbidden!), taking pictures of everything (sometimes forbidden!), entering the rooms that we are in, even as we are still there (forbidden! you're not allowed to crowd the tour in front of you), and talking very loudly (REALLY forbidden!). Our conscientious tour guide at first tries to put distance between our two partied by throwing icy glares at the group of men; they don't get it. She ...
... Sunset Tower built by Vlad Tepes with a
museum of himself inside the top and the old ruines of some Princely
Houses and of a Turkish Bath inside a park surrounded by antic walls.
city has a nice central square with statues, a lot of flowers and some
pedestrian street with bars and restaurants full of elegant youngsters
relaxing and drinking cocktails and soft drinks.
Curtea de Arges
has the important ...
... right beside this the day before and never even saw it. This was probably the most fascinating for me to see. Curtea Veche dates from the 15th century and has tremendous significance in Romanian history. However as part of Nicolas Ceausescu's plan (for the parliament building and the champs elysee like road leading to it), he had begun destroying this historic place. You can still see statues, carved stones (not sure if they are head stones as I ...