- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... of the city was destroyed during the war, the destruction of historic sections by the communist and how the city and country was changed during the communist rule. It was very clear they hate the Russians but are worried about what is happening now in nearby Ukraine. When we talked about the Russian river cruise, the tour guide said it was better to visit Russia than have the Russians visit ...
... first to Tulcea, then visit the ancient Roman town of Histria upon our return. But we decided, for various reasons to stop at Histria first. As we arrived, one of the cruise busses was just finishing their visit. We bought our tickets and headed towards the old Roman city.
Although many reviews state that the site is small and of limited interest, we really enjoyed our visit there. The ruins are extensive, covering the equivalent of several city ...
... 160;We passed over a canal which connected The Black Sea to The Danube and, of course, had to stop and take pictures. In Constanta itself we visited an eclectic range of sites: a mosque, a church, casino and upmarket beach resorts. The gap between the wealthy and poor was apparent everywhere as was rubbish and terrible drivers blatantly flaunting a disregard of basic road rules and common sense. However, we ...
... driver still wanted 45 lei. Hiro was fed up and threw 15 lei inside the taxi and yelled some choice words at the taxi driver. They stomped into the hotel without looking back. The taxi drove away.
Normally, they wouldn't make a stink about such little money but nobody likes to get cheated. I say they passed the Dave and Michelle's assertiveness training test.
Voila, an Upgrade - Our Lucky Day
Junko and Hiro were hard ...
... of Constanta, Romania confirmed all of my suspicions!
To be fair, it's not a very interesting part of Romania. I understand that the western part of the country is mountainous and very pretty. (And that's where Transylvania and Count Dracula can be found!) Constanta is the largest commercial port on the Black Sea, with a population of about 400,000. It has an ancient history, founded by Greek traders around 600 BC. Then ...