Monthly Archives: June 2015

Boat Trip, Day Thirteen (Part II)

[The Palace of the People, a/k/a, the Parliament.  There is no way to describe this place other than to say it’s worth your while to look it up.  Construction began in 1983 under the brutal dictator, Nicolae Ceausescu, and was … Continue reading

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Boat Trip, Day Thirteen (Part I)

[As you’ll recall, “last night” we merely crossed the river from Rousse, Bulgaria, to Giurgiu, Romania.  We have now deplaned de boat for the last time and are on a one and a half hour bus ride to the capital city of … Continue reading

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