Travel Blogs from Balchik
... did however meet a couple of Ozzie lads Ben and Steve, and also a bunch of guys that were staying at the hostel that were in fact a band that were playing at a local bar that night. So how could we turn that down...off we all went for a couple of drinks. Our couple of drinks turned into shots and more drinks...then I'm not really sure how it all happened but I ended up with my head down the toilet for the next 12hours...fun times!? Urgh! So I completely blame ...
... How can water not be working" was met with complete indifference.....oh well onwards and upwards!!!
So in the morning I saw the "Monument of Bulgarian Russian Friendship" read into that what you will but if there was any friendship it was of the dictatorial kind...it's a big lump of Brutalist architecture on top of a hill, very nice views once I'd got my breath back. Had a wander round inside, not a lot to see apart from the ...
... have been thumbing his nose at the time because I paid through mine....
At the exit I went into the office and told them that I needed to pay, 35 Lira (£12.00 ish) later I got a nice sticker for my money, as I rode through the toll it flashed up the cost...5.5 Lira!!
Today was my last in Turkey, I've had a great time here and will be sad to leave...
The Turkey-Bulgaristan border was ...
... with a lot of hard work and attention to detail. The hard work was not for nothing as the kids absolutely loved them! They were all desperate to get a photograph of themselves holding their puppet (which is why I’ve added just a few of the many to today’s entry). By the end of the session most of the puppets had been named, cuddled and played with.
The team have ...
... The slimy texture made them giggle. Then one of their teachers found a jellyfish which made most of the Youth Team run out of the water screaming, afraid to go back in. The teacher seized the opportunity to teach the kids about Jellyfish, holding it out for them to see close up. It was certainly an educational experience of a sort for the youth team too!
Another highlight of the ...
Other places to stay in Balchik
6th, Samara Str. , Balchik | 3 star hotelfrom $34
8 Primorska Str, Balchik | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Primorska St., Balchik | Hotelfrom $34
12, Sborno miasto, St.1, Balchik | Hotelfrom $28
43 Zalez (Sunset) str., Balchik | 2 star hotelfrom $27
12 Primorska Str, Balchik | 3 star hotelfrom $23
Albensko shose, Balchik | Hotelfrom $36