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... certainly didn't get any culture. But we did see a little of the countryside from the bus window. The bus stopped a few times en route; mostly for the driver to have a fag break or buy live chickens that he'd later drop off with a friend, so random, so we caught a glimpse of some of the small towns, all seemingly in a desperate state of repair with pot-holes everywhere and quite a lot of graffiti. As we crossed the border however ...
We woke up this morning to a gale force wind, dark low clouds and spitting rain. We almost turned over and went back to sleep. But here we were so we packed the wet weather kit and headed for the BlackSeaRama Golf course. It was incredibly windy, probably the strongest winds I have ever played in but it did make it interesting.... and in fact it didn't rain at all and did warm up but the wind made it a cool day; good ...
... 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.
... job of planting up the entire area with native wild flowers, it was lovely, even the men noticed. The German guy was friendly and relaxed so I was able to squeeze in the buggy and go along for the ride and the views. I would have liked to have played too the T boxes for the women were really easy, nothing scary at all. The men's were something else, with long drives over the sea, huge drops ...
... pay to stay here?????
As we checked out I asked the nice receptionist, who looked to be in his 40's, how do you live here? I don't came the instant reply, I only work here. Warning any night in Sozopol between mid May and mid September may seriously damage your health (hearing!).
Resisting the temptation to blare our horn as we left the sleeping town, we set off for Balchik via assorted holiday resorts along the coast, Sunny ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking