Marina Grand Beach
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- TV Channel One Russia
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... like it was heading for serious flooding) the East Coast was of little interest with the exception of the mosquito plague which given we were not sure if Rainomania has any mosquito borne nasties we decided discretion was required and headed due south to Bulgaria… The border crossing was relatively uneventful and we meandered down the road towards Varna. We spotted a camping sign indicating Camp Laguna was just ahead. So we pulled in had ...
Varna is a pretty nondescript town. Third largest in Bulgaria, with a large port and beaches. And a history of Mafia. We went to ANOTHER archeological museum. This one is known for having the oldest collection of worked gold in the world. Otherwise, a lot of Greek and Roman things. We had lunch at a Turkish restaurant along the pedestrian promenade, then headed back for some R & R. ...
... the center of town and contains hundreds of tombs filled with a variety of relics dating from the time of the first settlers. Long before the arrival of the Roman's there was substantial wealth here ever apparent by the findings.
The collection is housed in the Museum of Archeology here with a few pieces on show in Sofia. While I did check out the museum in Sofia there were very few items on display hence the half day trip here ...
... had I not been expecting fruit and nuts! Will be playing it very safe tomorrow!
We decided to sign up to 'Pam's Tours' today and drive further north up to Kaliakra and then back via Queen Maria's Palace at Balchik. This being Bulgaria, we didn't really know what to expect, but knowing we could blame Pam if it all went wrong was a comfort!
All good on the way there - even spotted the turnoff to the palace for the return journey.
Kaliakra is a peninsula ...
... morning's itinerary - the Roman baths, Archaeologigal Museum and any church I happened upon. The streets here are a bit higgledy piggledy and the maps not always accurate so combining that with my map reading skills (nil) I knew I was in for a longish stroll.
Back in in the room, Jerry had decided he was up for a morning out so we set off - now equipped with map reader! Found the Roman Thermae - amazing. The biggest bath ...