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Victoria

Victoria is a really strange little store. It is like a mall, in which there are different stores on each level. It is singularly Romanian in that inside, everything is jumbled together, with each sales person having little booths right next to each other.
Pictures From Dec. 1

December 2nd 2008
First, to clarify: Boulevard (self explanatory), Strada (Street), Calea (Way), Piata (Square)... Sunday, November 30 was election day. Monday, December 1, was a national holiday celebrating 90 years since Romania united its provinces (more or less). This is why there are a lot of flags out and about. I started a long walk from Boulevardu Tineretului, up to Piata Unirii, and then cut over to Stra ... read more
Europe » Romania » Muntenia » Bucharest

Romanian Flag The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more
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