Once the chestnut trees’ scent pales in Bucharest, the acacia trees’ fragrance appears. The town of lovers smells so fine in Spring. I think only in Summer it smells better, because of the linden trees. But I will tell you about this later 🙂
When I recollect the days of my childhood in Bucharest, a small garden full of flowers often comes into my mind. And there is no wonder. After all, I lived on The Field of Daffodils street when I was young. Can you imagine a street named The Field of Daffodils, right in the middle of a big European town?
And one more thing. Wax cherry tree (corcoduș in Romanian) is, to my mind, the most common tree in south of Romania (and Bucharest, of course). Why is wax cherry tree so loved in this part of the world I do not know. All I know it is a wild and beautiful tree. And that it reminds me of my childhood. Especially in spring.
All over the world there is a bike revolution in the making. More and more people are ready to ride their bikes, forgetting about boring cars. They reject comfort and they choose joy instead. They give up security, but they are ready to experience wind and sun, they are eager to feel the rain, to smell the flowers. Because bike riders understand and obey the rules of simple life. They understand and value happiness.
Bucharest, the town of lovers, makes no exception of this. Today, Bucharest is an important part of the world bike revolution.
There are places in Bucharest perfect for little strolls in the neighbourhood. Especially in autumn, you can feel the smell of grapes, you can take a look at the beautiful houses, you can enjoy kids laugh in the park.
Do not understand me wrong. Bucharest is not always a quiet town. But there are magical places where you can enjoy the silence of my town.
Until you will come to Bucharest, let me show you some fresh photos.
How to get to these magical places? Take the subway. Get off at Piața Iancului station. And simply ask anybody about Vatra Luminoasă neighbourhood. Romanians are very glad to give directions and talk to foreigners, in general.