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Greetings from Pantelimon

When I'm thinking this morning I didn't want to wake up at 5.30am... The reason I wake up so early was the Bucharest Marathon which is happening this weekend. I'm not participating as a contestant, but as a volunteer. I was allocated to the finish to hand the medals to the participants of the races. Today were the fun race, the teen race and kid's races and I've learned from kid's races which are not sprinting contests that everyone is a winner, it's up to each one to see it.
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But, this is not my main subject. I usually don't write about my adventures in Bucharest, but this one is worth mentioning. I like to explore my city and there are a lot to discover. Lately I have a good vibe like I'm living in a place where people are cool, a lot of things are going on if you go out from your house, more like abroad.
In the past week I've seen many times in my Facebook feed this event (Zilele Uriași de Pantelimon) but I've ignored it. Thanks to Bogdan, we made it to this event. Ten bus stops from my place is another world.
The water tower is not recommended for those who have acrophobia. The trick here is not to look down.
But if you are brave to climb the stairs you are rewarded with some amazing roof paintings.

These days a friend of mine told me about a book he wanted to read and he did,  "I'm an Old Commie!" by Dan Lungu and this made me to associate the painting in the right with this book, that I'm gonna to read it too.
About the painting from the left, from the first level you can't tell too much what it represents. Only from the top you can really tell what's going on there.
In the picture above there is another art work (message) hidden. Spot it! Hint: look on the left side.

And if you want an extra challenge: hit the buckets with balls from height! 

We got at the right moment to enjoy the sunset!

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Hope you enjoy it and I made you curious to go visit it!  


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