These spooky faces are carved above windows and doors, to scare away evil spirits including strigoi (the blood-sucking dead that inspired the story of Dracula!
) This devilish, horned face in a circular plate caught my attention.
These gel nails were painted by hand, by owner Keiko Matsui.
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It opened in 1912, but was damaged by a 1977 earthquake and then abandoned. I was glad to see the building maintain its classic arches and carvings, while looking to the future with alien-like street art. love my slasher synthwave undercut by Chad Evans at Stratosphere Salon in Vancouver, Canada.) Outfit of the Day: Since I was going to be in Dracula’s homeland, I couldn’t resist picking up this bloody vampire fangs cut-out top from H&M’s Halloween collection. ), and Bucharest’s walls were a rainbow of street-art… I’m standing in front of one of my personal favorites. (This is the Adult Swim cartoon that follows genius scientist Rick and his not-too-swift grandson Morty on misadventures throughout the universe.) The Alternative Tour is one of the many travel experiences offered by Urban Adventures Bucharest.
In Part 1 of my Bucharest series, I shared a Gothic photoshoot in a graveyard, and my speech at Experience Romania conference.Photographer Joey Wong and I signed up for the “Alternative Tour of Bucharest,” a three-hour walk that let us discover street art, emerging artists, and abandoned buildings in this beautiful city.Our guide took us to historical gems like the Grad Na Capitol Cinema / Summer Theatre.These little guys are hanging out and waving to you from various vantage points.They’re creepy-crawling over this hipster warehouse. Bucharest’s creative street art even has 3D components.A bit like the simit I had in Istanbul, this is a delicious fresh-baked bread topped with poppy or sesame seeds. (If anyone can decipher the name of the artist who made this Rick & Morty Romanian mural, please let me know in the comments. ) I was pleasantly surprised by Bucharest’s street art, which is colorful, edgy and well-executed.