Bicycle Riding in Bucharest

I’m on a bus from Tallinn, Estonia to Riga, Latvia and have wifi…yeah!  Anyway, thought I’d continue on with my epic adventure through Eastern Europe.  For our second and final day in Bucharest I had planned to visit Tineretului Park, which was located about three miles from our Airbnb.  Upon arrival, we rented bicycles and discovered some beautiful features at the park…a lovely blue fountain to go with the blue sky…

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A large clear green pond surrounded by a walking/biking path…

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that’s me…

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Free Walking Tour of Bucharest

Walkabout Free Tour offers an informative and interesting free walking tour of some of the highlights of Bucharest, Romania.  After leaving Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria on a bus at 11:00am, transferring to another bus in Ruse, Bulgaria and arriving in Bucharest at 2:30pm, Jing and I took a 2 mile taxi ride to our Airbnb, where we hefted our luggage up to the fourth floor, which meant eight flights of steps!  I am determined to pack lighter for the next trip.  We settled in and walked a mile to meet up with the two hour walking tour. 

Some of the highlights they cover are the lovely Stavropoleos Convent…

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The ruins of Vlad’s Citadel…

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