Golden Yavor Hotel
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... a bit like we'd entered an abandoned town ravaged by war decades before), the landscape suddenly became green. Fields upon fields of sunflowers, grapes and sweetcorn. Open plains became winding forest roads and then, having only seen it through the fog on our boat tour up the Bosphorus, there it was: the Black Sea in all of its sparkling glory.
We arrived at Varna bus station (I say bus station, it was more like a ...
... weekend 3-4hrs to play here because there are no golf courses in Rumania. The course was tough and in the wind very tricky. I really liked the course and ended up with a good score, much better then yesterday, a course I didn't like... By the end we were windswept and retreated to the nice clubhouse to have a beer and lunch with our playing partners. They were very keen golfers and played every weekend in the ...
... me to play golf in Oman two years ago, amazing coincidence! We were very pleased to see him and had a drink with him afterwards. The course itself was a bit dull, Charlie kept putting his balls into bunkers and getting cross; I relaxed and enjoyed the wild flowers and did rather well.
Dinner overlooking the Black Sea under an equally black sky (looking stormy again) completed a great day.
Having heard there were no free slots twice we we trotted along to the pro shop at 9.30 and I was expecting the young lady to phone then but no, the moment she saw me she said "yes it's all arranged your husband is playing Tharacian cliffs at 12.00". Hooray! It was a 1,000 km detour!
Charlie was partnered up with a young German guy who would have been playing on his own? We were mystified ...
... said when do you think the music will stop? Midnight I should think I said thinking well it will probably quieten down at about 11.30. We shut the windows and discovered the A/C did not work but it was only go to be for a little while then we could open the windows... At 2.00am it was loud at 3.00am it was louder still and at dawn the music was still going. At 9.00am it was so quiet it was like a ghost town. This was out of season, amazing, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking