Travel Blogs from Constanta
... until it was deserted. However, the inhabitants did not move too far away, and there is evidence that the area was occupied sporadically through the Middle Ages.
The museum is nice, too: a few small floors, but some placards in English, which helps tourists like us. It is divided by period, from Neolithic through Roman. We didn’t linger but enjoyed what we saw. As we were leaving, we were asked by the ticket taker if we were going to Constanta ...
... On the other side of the road there was a huge lake with a resort sporting a swimming pool and more bars. The lake itself left a lot to be desired - full of rubbish, weeds and generally green and slimy in appearance. Once back at the ship we took advantage of the poolside service and partook in a few margaritas (well not Coraleen of course) and snacks delivered right to our lounger! We could get used to this ...
... the 3 months we have been traveling together Junko and Hiro who, like most Japanese, tend to be targets for con artists, fast talking touts or taxi drivers and the like, have had a crash course on how to avoid becoming a victim of those practices.
When they arrived in Constanta, by themselves, they were put to the test. Hiro rode his bike the 3 km to the hotel while Junko took a taxi that was willing to use his meter! Junko kept a sharp eye ...
... be the baby bottle for infants. I'm sure you can pick it out in the pictures below.
Romania is a poor country. Much of the architecture was built during the Soviet regime, and consists of large blocks of apartments with no style at all, and now in sad repair. The guide often spoke of the time 'after the fall of the USSR' or 'during the time of Communist rule', or 'when we were under Kruschov'. I don't think we'll be coming back.
... all tried some local beer and local chocolate. As a convoy of three cars we then headed to Germany. We arrived at our hostel in Frankfurt at 3am, which was not far from the red light district and the 10 of us checked into one large dormitory together. After a couple of hours sleep we realised we had to move the cars by 9am. So we all bundled down to the cars and repacked only to realise we were missing someone from another team who had gone ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking