Helena Park Resort
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- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Sunny Beach
... buildings. In some cases you could see where the cladding had fallen off and there were brick walls underneath. Not sure whether the original buildings would have been entirely wooden and the cladding is put onto modern buildings to look authentic. Anyway, it was very attractive and a nice place to wander around. A few galleries and gift shops, but we weren't tempted.
Found the the old defence wall (not too difficult as it runs around the outside of the town) and had a ...
... to the new town. A nice sandy beach, but full of sun beds etc even now. I would hate to be here in the main season. Not really much to write about, but managed to buy a beach towel (bright pink which I will leave with you Pam) and have lunch in a pretty restaurant overlooking the causeway and old town.
Some places here are so lovely, and others haven't quite got it yet. This place ...
... 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!
... were made of wood; I could still see the marks of the plane. The ceiling was wooden and the iconostasis and pulpit were made of fantastically carved, darker wood. I loved the contrast between the darkness of the wood and the vivid colours of the icons. I bought and lit a candle before leaving. Unfortunately there was no chance of taking any photos of the interior because the woman at the candle/ icon card stall inside the church would have seen me.
... frigidarium (cold pool), tepidarium (warm pool), caldarium (hot pool), an amazing hypocaust and the toilet area (down a level and in a cloistered area). Our experience was heightened even more by the sunshine, lush greenery and flowering bushes. We were also the only people there the entire time!
From there we walked on to the Archaeology Museum, via some lunch and a lovely small park containing fountains and lots of purple-blossomed trees. The museum was ...