Travel Blogs from Balchik
... your main actually with the main…we didn't complain of course, we're British don't you know! Bulgarian food also seems to be fairly bland. They think everyone wants to eat pizza! And you have to be very specific if you want a cup of coffee - you get espresso or it might be latte… maybe even a cappuccino. If you order tea, it could be PG Tips, or it might be Green Tea… Who can say? However they do have excellent ...
We woke up this morning to a gale force wind, dark low clouds and spitting rain. We almost turned over and went back to sleep. But here we were so we packed the wet weather kit and headed for the BlackSeaRama Golf course. It was incredibly windy, probably the strongest winds I have ever played in but it did make it interesting.... and in fact it didn't rain at all and did warm up but the wind made it a cool day; good ...
Queen Marie was a grand daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of King Ferdinand of Romania and she built herself a small summer house with just 3 bedrooms in Balchik overlooking the Black Sea where she could be alone with her daughters. In the extensive grounds there were an assortment of small buildings to accommodate staff and friends. She designed the house herself and employed a garden designer to make ...
... greens etc. Charlie had a fun time, lost a few balls in the sea but found a lot while searching for his own in the meadows of flowers. It was a great and memorable day of golf.
Went to Balchik for supper tonight. Nice little sea side town with a string of restaurants along the harbour wall. We eat a nice meal while watching the amazing lightning storms which we have been seeing ...
Now we are happily installed in a self catering apartment on the Cape Kaliakra where there are 3 golf courses. This detour to Bulgaria has been so Charlie could play at the amazing cliff hanging Thracian Cliffs course, but there is some doubt whether he can get a round (fully booked amazingly) in the next 3 days. We had no idea it would be such an issue but we are talking to a girl with influence tomorrow fingers crossed.
Other places to stay in Balchik
6th, Samara Str. , Balchik | 3 star hotelfrom $44
8 Primorska Str, Balchik | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Primorska St., Balchik | Hotelfrom $49
43 Zalez (Sunset) str., Balchik | 2 star hotelfrom $27
12 Primorska Str, Balchik | 3 star hotelfrom $32
12, Sborno miasto, St.1, Balchik | Hotelfrom $34
Albensko shose, Balchik | Hotelfrom $35