Golden Yavor Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... It would appear that your position on the road is directly proportional to the amount of capital expended on said motor vehicle. The bigger the dollar value seems to imply they have the right of way.. which is conveyed in a very calm manner in some very fast overtaking and not abiding by the township road speed limits.
Anyway so after Transylvania (the heart of Rainomania which we bailed out off, bailed being the key word as the ...
... exciting thing we saw was a protest of Bulgarians with Russian flags protesting against the U.S. About 10 people...no crowd. Just a TV camera. Stefan said they are there every Sunday and talked to them...asked about the Ukraine and Crimea. That didn't go over well. Today we just walked by! Quiet evening, and then off to Veliko Tarnova tomorrow! Last stop before Sofia and the end of the ...
I hop the bus the following morning making my way for the seaside city of Varna. Perched on the edge of the Black Sea this city has been an important trading route for millennium with the first settlers arriving around the mid 5th millennium.
The real reason I have come here is to scope out the Varna Hoard- a collection of gold objects stated to be the oldest gold collection of in the world. The grave yard is about ...
... of Queen Victoria and married, at 17, to the Crown Prince of Romania. At the time she visited Balchik and fell in love with it, the town was in the southern part of Romania. She was quite an artist and writer and made the town a sort of artisan hub. When she died in 1938 in Siniya in Romania, her heart was returned to the chapel in Balchik for burial.
The palace is quite small, but her apartment - well - not grand at all, but sooo pretty with lovely windows looking out across ...
... the recreation of a very wealthy noble's burial place from the late 5th millenium BC with many golden artefacts including a gold penis sheath - well, who could resist?!
We only managed one floor before 'museum overload' kicked in, but well worth £2:50 each. (If only for the sheath!)
Then back to hotel for lunch (aka Jerry's breakfast) and packing of beach stuff. Lounger, umbrella, sun, sea, sand .... So sorry ...