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Arc de Triumph  

Arc de Triumph

Bucharest

August 18th 2010
Day 2- Bucharest, Romania Another beautiful day. We have been fortunate with the weather. Let’s hope it stays that way. As you could see by our itinerary, we are seeing many of the Soviet Bloc or as they say here, Eastern Bloc countries on this vacation. We will not visit Russia but we will see the Soviet influence all around. We started today with a tour of Bucharest, capital of ... read more
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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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