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... a win-win. Honey for sale everywhere on the roadside and very healthy crops our farmers would be pretty happy with. On our approach to Lochel (small town in the mid north for those not familiar with South Aus) I asked Darren to pull over so I could take a photo. Whilst I am taking the photo Darren the real horticulturalist gets a closer look at the weeds growing throughout the sunflower crop.
... too. The port had been badly bombed in WW II and therefore the buildings close to the port had been flattened. The ones still standing are in dire need of restoration. The National Museum with the monument of the Roman poet Ovid, who was buried here, was a highlight but the beautiful Casino building which escaped the bombing was in a very sad state. Mike dipped his toes into the Black Sea and then we were ready to head westwards again – and that will be another story. ...
... extensive beachfront.
FYI -- Constanta was founded by the Greeks as Tomis around 2,500 years ago. It is rumored to have been the place where Jason and the Argonauts landed after securing the Golden Fleece of legend. The Romans conquered in 71BCE and renamed it in honor of the sister of the Roman Emperor of the time.
Today it is the fourth largest port in Europe after Rotterdam, Antwerp and Marseille. ...
11/15/14 Constanta, Romania
After we ran through the cold and wind to get back on the ship, I warned Bruce that we probably wouldn't want to go on the 4 hour walking tour of Constanta, which is further north and forecast to be colder. We’d pay but we wouldn’t go. He said to try it out, that Gail would probably feel the same way, but that we should try it. In the end we might all pay $25 to go back into our beds!
... and artefacts all over the place! Old Roman wall and remains of old port facilities complete with mosaic pavement. A visit to the city Orthodox Cathedral followed. Much smaller than others we have see but beautiful. Our guide is the daughter of a priest and she talked about how the church was used as a weapon against the people during the communist regime - ...