Travel Blogs from Mamaia
To be frank there was little to see or do here - the port itself was less than inviting with huge Shipyard signs and lots of derelict looking ships. It is the largest port on the Black Sea and one of the largest ports in Europe. The City itself wasn't much better with many old buildings in various states of disrepair and ruin although we were told the Council was working on having them restored. Given ...
... Natural highlights along the Danube
-Iron Gates National Park
What is Next?
We will end our Cycling the Donauradweg blog with this post after 69 entries and 2036 pictures.
Hiro and Junko will return to normal life in Japan from Istanbul. They have eight days before their flight home. Their daughter will fly in from London for the weekend to visit them.
We will stay in ...
... passing through many seaside resort towns favored by the Eastern Europeans. There we found the oldest mosque in Romania, built in 1575 when the Turks were in charge. Many of the vertical gravemarkers in the 300 year old cemetery bear the traditional turbans at the top.
In fewer than thirty minutes,we piled on the bus and drove for forty-five minutes returning to Constanta, passing the same resorts. The guide thought we ...
... finally made it back just after 11...breakfast on the pavement in Frankfurt had long since lost its charm by then.
On we convoyed towards Klatnovy in Czech Republic for the next checkpoint and the legendary Czechout party. Tents set up with all the other ralliers and we tracked uphill through through the forest to find the castle. It was an amazing party. Food was great, local musicians, fire eaters, stunning castle grounds, a ...
... But really, Hiro is strong rider for a person of any age. Neither of us thought 72 was limiting his ability. We scoped out potential hotel points for their three day ride.
July 21, 2013
Constanta 17 km, total 2909
Move to Voila Hotel, 200 Lei ($60/45€)
Phone: 0 241 508 002
After a dynamite buffet breakfast at Maria Hotel, we loaded the bikes and cycled across the park to the ...