Grand Resort (Marina, Panorama)
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Car rentals
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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... His badge says his name is 'George', but, in my book, he's definitely an Igor!
We decided to explore a bit further south and have a look at Sozopol. It's another ancient town, but not a World Heritage site like this one. Took about an hour to drive there - managed to resist the temptation to stop in Burgas this time - and arrived in one piece despite some of the dreadful driving we saw.
The old town was very pretty, with wooden cladding on the outside of ...
... to the new town. A nice sandy beach, but full of sun beds etc even now. I would hate to be here in the main season. Not really much to write about, but managed to buy a beach towel (bright pink which I will leave with you Pam) and have lunch in a pretty restaurant overlooking the causeway and old town.
Some places here are so lovely, and others haven't quite got it yet. This place ...
... but made tolerable by the fast new road and we were in Burgas after a cloudy, rainy two and a half hours.
I guess the the weather did Burgas no favours, but the beach was long and sandy and the gardens along the seafront made for a pleasant stroll to the pedestrianised main street. Lots of bars and restaurants (including the ubiquitous Irish Bar), souvenir type shops and an aroma that took me straight back to Blackpool. Anyway, it was good to ...
... had. We also shared a tasty tuna salad and some garlic bread. By the time we finished lunch it was past two o'clock, so after buying postcards, we headed back to Sveti Georgi. This church was built in the 19th century, so although there was a lovely picture of St George & the Dragon over the entrance, the interior looked newer than that of Sveta Bogoroditsa, and wasn't quite as atmospheric. I didn't notice any signs of celebrations apart from ...
... at Yo-Ho Hostel their printer wasn't working, so instead of printing out a street map of the route from the bus station to our guesthouse in Burgas, I drew it on a piece of paper. We took a taxi from there to the private bus station, where we got straight onto a minibus to Burgas. The woman at the ticket desk had told me we had to pay the driver, not her, so we did so before we got on. 14 leva each for a two-and-a-half-hour journey - not bad!
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