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... Use of the hotel card is needed to pass down a private road which snakes down the cliff towards the sea. At the bottom, however, it meets a public road which bears an even more uncanny resemblance to a Norfolk country road than the one on the top of the cliff. After a couple of miles it arrives at a rather run-down old-fashioned camping-cum-beach-chalet area with a stretch of tired looking sand. The inevitable beach cafe is pouring ...
... explain the abandoned building-site back towards the town. The house is full of atmosphere and has been converted back to its former state as a royal retreat. It's very clearly a place which meant a huge amount to Maria. On our return it's a swim/pilates for Hilli + gym/sauna for Guy and then a beer and supper. We're very entertained by the selection of people appearing at the hotel. Loads of Romanians arriving for some sort of conference... as well as a couple of girls ...
... fifty miles short of Constanta we suddenly encounter our first proper river in Romania. It has a bank on the far side which can lay claim to being seriously elevated ground. Vines are growing densely along both sides for a while until the plain takes over again. The Black Sea then appears with little warning and with even less to recommend it than the plain. The Romanian Black Sea coast is truly awful! But, soon after, ...
... for that price.
So, we were pleasant to meet other party-people and having awesome nights with them.
I also went to Varna, 1. to go shopping in the Grand Mall (highly recommendable) and 2. to have a walk in the park. I wasn't that impressed; it was nice.
... is also absolutely glorious to swim in. We were very lucky with the weather actually. It rained on our first day and there was a big storm with incredible lightning out at sea, but after that it was hot and sunny.
So what else did we do? We sat about a bit. We swam in the pool, which was a little 'fresh', and read our books. We swam in the sea and topped up our tan (yes, I've got a tan, it's true!!). We wandered down to the ...