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... had been declined. Had another go at paying our hotel bill in reception, but no joy. Then went to ATM and withdrew money no problem. Bulgarian visa card system is definitely suspect.
So by the time we went out to eat, I was stressed as well as starving. Forgot to put lipstick on - that's how bad it was. Back to Plakomoto and lovely view for risotto and salad with a nice bottle of rose to settle our nerves.
Another exhausting day on holiday!
The weather looks much better today thank goodness.
Good omlette for breakfast, and then set off to walk around Old and New Nessebar, the old town is out on this promontory across a causeway from the mainland and the new bit. And they are very different.
The old town is a World Heritage site and as such something of a showpiece. It's a maze of narrow cobbled streets and lots ...
... and 'All I want for Christmas is You' on the sound system! He also spotted that I sniffed the milk in the jug (just checking whether it was pasteurised - which is fine - or sterilised which I don't really like in my tea). Out he came like some kind of messenger from the gods to explain that everything in this hotel is fresh and it is Facebook number one! Maybe so - but I still want to know what kind of milk I'm putting in my tea!
... taxi ride later we arrived at the west bus station. The driver asked us if we wanted to pay him 30 leva to take us to Sozopol - no thank you was the answer, as I happened to know that a bus ticket there only cost 4.50! At the station, first of all the lady at the ticket desk helpfully said we had to pay the driver, not her; then the kindly lady at the snack kiosk gave me a short impromptu lesson on the exact pronunciation of the Bulgarian word for a ...
... green, lush, hilly scenery in the first half of the journey, with occasional views of the sea. Every now and then we passed through a small village with leafy vines growing on frames over the pavements and in people's front gardens. Once we had passed the unlovely town of Sunny Beach, the landscape flattened out into fields.
On arrival in Burgas we had some problems getting to the guesthouse. They'd said that they were only five minutes' walk from the ...