10 September 2016

In Bucharest for the day
DSC4378  Not an unusual sight in Romania, so you want to go to Pitesti? Take your pick!! : Romania. Bucharest DSC4379  Gara de Nord, the principal railway station in Bucharest. It is a large place, this being the northend most part of the frontage. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4381  More of Gara de Nord and, in front, the memorial to Romanian railwaymen lost in both World Wars. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4382 : Romania. Bucharest DSC4384  CFR - Romanian Railways - emblem on the war memorial. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4385  CFR railwayman war memorial at Gara de Nord. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4388  Primative buffer stops at Gara de Nord, not likely to stop a train! : Romania. Bucharest DSC4391  A variety of front end at Gara de Nord. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4392  A diesel unit and Class 65 65 1295 at Gara de Nord. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4394  The main entrance to the rather austere Gara de Nord. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4395  The buildings in Bucharest are in various states of repair. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4398  The infmaous, huge and very impressive parliamentary palace in Bucharest, built in the Ceausescu era. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4399  Multiple fountains on Bulevardul Unirii. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4402  The paths along the edge Bulevardul Unirii are suitably shaded from the fierce sun. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4403  An end building on Bulevardul Unirii. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4409  The view down Bulevardul Unirii, past many fountains, to the parliamentary palace. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4413  Not all the water features now feature water..... : Romania. Bucharest DSC4414  Consumer Bucharest. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4415  Everything in concrete..... : Romania. Bucharest DSC4419  Communist era concrete, but with a bit more style than is often the case. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4420  Someone took some care with the mainhole cover design. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4421  Church of the Assumption of Curtea Veche. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4423  A bust of Vlad the Impaler and some ancient remains. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4425  A very Europen city view. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4427  Stavropoleos Monastery, right in the heart of Bucharest. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4428  Substantial bars on the windows! : Romania. Bucharest DSC4431  Former headquarters building of the state bank. : Romania. Bucharest
DSC4432  A somewhat crumbling facade. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4433  A bust of Eugeniu Carada, a prominent Romania political economist and writer. : Romania. Bucharest DSC4434  Nice copper roof. : Romania. Bucharest
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