Sunday, March 30, 2008

Complicate, Complicate

NATO leaders that meet in Bucharest next week will do so in the second largest building in the world, former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's personal palace.

It's one of those structures that megalomaniacs like to build. Ceausescu wrecked the center of Bucharest to make room for it, engaged thousands of workman to build it, and reserved all the stone Romania produced (marble, granite, etc) to build it with.

More here.

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