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... had been declined. Had another go at paying our hotel bill in reception, but no joy. Then went to ATM and withdrew money no problem. Bulgarian visa card system is definitely suspect.
So by the time we went out to eat, I was stressed as well as starving. Forgot to put lipstick on - that's how bad it was. Back to Plakomoto and lovely view for risotto and salad with a nice bottle of rose to settle our nerves.
Another exhausting day on holiday!
The weather looks much better today thank goodness.
Good omlette for breakfast, and then set off to walk around Old and New Nessebar, the old town is out on this promontory across a causeway from the mainland and the new bit. And they are very different.
The old town is a World Heritage site and as such something of a showpiece. It's a maze of narrow cobbled streets and lots ...
... and 'All I want for Christmas is You' on the sound system! He also spotted that I sniffed the milk in the jug (just checking whether it was pasteurised - which is fine - or sterilised which I don't really like in my tea). Out he came like some kind of messenger from the gods to explain that everything in this hotel is fresh and it is Facebook number one! Maybe so - but I still want to know what kind of milk I'm putting in my tea!
... taxi ride later we arrived at the west bus station. The driver asked us if we wanted to pay him 30 leva to take us to Sozopol - no thank you was the answer, as I happened to know that a bus ticket there only cost 4.50! At the station, first of all the lady at the ticket desk helpfully said we had to pay the driver, not her; then the kindly lady at the snack kiosk gave me a short impromptu lesson on the exact pronunciation of the Bulgarian word for a ...
Our bus to Burgas didn't leave until 15.00, so we had all morning and early afternoon to explore Varna further. Our destinations were the Roman thermae (public baths) and the Archaeological Museum.
After breakfast we checked out and put our rucksacks in the hostel's luggage storage before heading out to the thermae. These ruins are expansive and well preserved; enough of the walls survive for the layout of the different rooms to be seen clearly - the changing ...