Regina Hotel Sunny Beach
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... 10 km from the Bulgarian border. Yogurt & honey is fast becoming a safe staple for us.
*Sadly we are only staying one night in Bulgaria in a resort called Sozopol. Apparently it is the
oldest settlement on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The cobbled old town of wooden houses with spectacular sea views is charming. But the resort now caters for all types of seaside tourism ranging from sophisticated boutique hotels & harbourside restaurants ...
Highlights that come to mind are Jamie's pants being blown off the line during the night. Then in the morning heading out to the market to buy a fishing rod to reel them back in and succeeding!
Going on a dodgy banana boat for the first time and finding ourselves surrounded by jellyfish while we fought to hold on for dear life.
Managing to haggle when drunk for one piece of Donner meat
Managing to balance on someones ...
... bit of English. Eventually he called me over and said "ah boat people", smiled at his joke, scribbled in my passport and said we could go.... so we did. The Bulgarian side was actually pretty swift but I was glad we had read that we had to buy a road tax sticker because 20km down the road we were stopped by the police for a "vignette" check. A quick look at the sticker and passport and off we went. ...
Today the Christmas box team took the highway East 250 miles to Burgas to begin our distributions. On the way, we stopped to see our old friend Marianna Dimitrova, who is an ex-pupil of Lipnitsa Orphanage/School. The Trussell Trust worked together with Mr Petkov, Lipnitsa's headteacher, to help Marianna escape an abusive family situation. It's really good to see her with a family of her own now and working in her village ...
... a nice seaside path that connects the condos of Sunny Beach to old Nessebur. The beach was deserted (not too surprising, given the time of year), but there were still a number of shops and restaurants working in Sunny Beach. From Sunny Beach, we caught the bus back to Burgos.
It was about 5pm when we arrived at Burgos. We opted to walk through the park for a ways before returning to the ship. The park is extensive, sitting on the cliff tops, and there is ...
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- Swimming pool