Tag Archives: Bucharest

Bucharest for Booklovers

The former Chrissoleveni bank building in the heart of Bucharest, Romania, has been transformed into a bibliophile’s dream bookstore. Carturesti Carusel , or carousel of light, covers six floors of the grand 19th century building, with more than 10,000 titles, … Continue reading

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Bucharest is Not Budapest

I’m certain that this story would never pertain to regular followers of Travel Between The Pages, but we’ve all run across geographically impaired travelers who don’t know the difference between Bucharest and Budapest. To set these folks straight, the Romanian … Continue reading

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Notable Dead Summer Exhumation Tour

In the latest stop of the Notable Dead Summer Exhumation Tour 2010, Romanian scientists disinterred the remains of former dictator NicolaeĀ Ceausescu and his wife, Elena, from a military cemetery in Bucharest to take DNA samples and verify their identities. The … Continue reading

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