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... 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.
... stop at a historic site. The town of Histria was founded in the 7th century BC and was the oldest settlement in Rumania. It was deserted in the 7th century AD because the port silted and the ships had to be moved to other ports on the Black Sea. The ruins are still impressive although it is hard to imagine that this place on a lagoon had a large port. A museum has been built and shows some interesting exhibits. Then it was off to ...
... extensive beachfront.
FYI -- Constanta was founded by the Greeks as Tomis around 2,500 years ago. It is rumored to have been the place where Jason and the Argonauts landed after securing the Golden Fleece of legend. The Romans conquered in 71BCE and renamed it in honor of the sister of the Roman Emperor of the time.
Today it is the fourth largest port in Europe after Rotterdam, Antwerp and Marseille. ...
... 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 ...
... subjected to torture if the refused to disclose what people said in the confessional - outrageous! Then a drive through the countryside to a huge winery where we sampled 5 of the local wines. Surprisingly, we were not able to buy any but were told to go to the supermarket - opportunity lost. Drinks on the house and lots of happy chat over dinner rounded out a lovely ...