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... cities in Romania, Constanta is now an important cultural and economic center. It has archaeological treasures and the atmosphere of the old town center. Its historical monuments, ancient ruins, grand Casino, museums and shops, and proximity to beach resorts make it the focal point of Black Sea coast tourism. Open-air restaurants, nightclubs and cabarets offer a wide variety of entertainment.
We went to ...
... a win-win. Honey for sale everywhere on the roadside and very healthy crops our farmers would be pretty happy with. On our approach to Lochel (small town in the mid north for those not familiar with South Aus) I asked Darren to pull over so I could take a photo. Whilst I am taking the photo Darren the real horticulturalist gets a closer look at the weeds growing throughout the sunflower crop.
... like a place out of the communist era: ugly buildings and crumbling concrete. But they try to give the city a makeover, starting with flower beds. In the town square was a boxing competition. Before it started they had a children’s folklore group performing. It was great to see the kids being so enthusiastically involved in their cultural heritage.
Then we took a boat trip into the ‘Delta’, well, only a tiny part of it. There are ...
DAY 40 – April 21, 2015
The cold 'snap' has followed us to Constanta but we will not let it deter us.
So we walked the city plus the beach and marina areas. There is always a sense that you are in an old Communist era city ...... dull and grey. However you can see the beginning of a rebirth with the refurbishment of some glorious old buildings, creating walking streets and ...
... a mystery set in Naples (These Dark Things, Introducing Captain Natalia Monte), then one in Venice (Death at La Fenice, A Commissario Brunetti Mystery). I liked Brunetti so much I got another in the series (Acqua Alta, named after the high tides that flood Venice, and which I had experienced). Donna Leon is a very prolific writer, so I will have plenty of reading ahead of me if I complete the series.
My new book is The Lost Sailors, set ...