Fiesta Beach Hotel
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Saturday July 12 2014
*We leave Bucharest early since we have 365 km to drive and a border crossing into Bulgaria.
*Fortunately light weekend traffic allows for easy navigation out of the city. The countryside is still flat and uninteresting .
*50 km or so from Bucharest we reach the last EU border of our trip. The geographical border between Romania and Bulgaria at this point is the mighty ...
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 ...
... and while seeing where they get all their rice from (didn't realize they grew rice in Turkey) Annie whisked us north without a stop. We reached the border at 12.30 and were a bit shocked. Bulgaria only has two borders with Turkey and if this is one God knows what the other is like. To say it was small would be an understatement. While we were there only two other cars went north and only half a ...
... children; including giving out shoeboxes at the Christmas parties she and her husband organise.
Upon arrival at Burgas, we met with our friend Jello who had organised three visits for us to three very different institutions. The first was an orphanage for children aged 3-7 in Sredets. Sadly we were not allowed to take pictures but the children were very excited and recited the poetry they had learned ...
... fishing and ship-building), and how the Nessebur house was similar to and differed from the typical “Black Sea” house.
From this museum, we wandered around the most eastern part of the island, which had far fewer shops. A few restaurants and bars were open, mostly selling fish. I’m sure the fish is fresh, but I don’t want fish for lunch. The very eastern tip of the island is off-limits: there’s a radar station ...
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