Travel Blogs from Albena
... of Constantine and St Helena which is clearly where all the fancy pants people holiday. We went on a very rickety cable car (sorry no photos, I was clinging onto everything for dear life). We laughed at the pot holes. And the best part? We made friends with a lovely Romanian couple and their adorable baby girl. They introduced us to homemade Palinka (!!!), and warned us about the gypsies in Bucharest. And we drank beer! Just the ticket!
... weekend 3-4hrs to play here because there are no golf courses in Rumania. The course was tough and in the wind very tricky. I really liked the course and ended up with a good score, much better then yesterday, a course I didn't like... By the end we were windswept and retreated to the nice clubhouse to have a beer and lunch with our playing partners. They were very keen golfers and played every weekend in the ...
Queen Marie was a grand daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of King Ferdinand of Romania and she built herself a small summer house with just 3 bedrooms in Balchik overlooking the Black Sea where she could be alone with her daughters. In the extensive grounds there were an assortment of small buildings to accommodate staff and friends. She designed the house herself and employed a garden designer to make ...
... greens etc. Charlie had a fun time, lost a few balls in the sea but found a lot while searching for his own in the meadows of flowers. It was a great and memorable day of golf.
Went to Balchik for supper tonight. Nice little sea side town with a string of restaurants along the harbour wall. We eat a nice meal while watching the amazing lightning storms which we have been seeing ...
... pay to stay here?????
As we checked out I asked the nice receptionist, who looked to be in his 40's, how do you live here? I don't came the instant reply, I only work here. Warning any night in Sozopol between mid May and mid September may seriously damage your health (hearing!).
Resisting the temptation to blare our horn as we left the sleeping town, we set off for Balchik via assorted holiday resorts along the coast, Sunny ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking