Travel Blogs from Sunny Beach
Saturday July 12 2014
*We leave Bucharest early since we have 365 km to drive and a border crossing into Bulgaria.
*Fortunately light weekend traffic allows for easy navigation out of the city. The countryside is still flat and uninteresting .
*50 km or so from Bucharest we reach the last EU border of our trip. The geographical border between Romania and Bulgaria at this point is the mighty ...
I have a post about when i went to Magaluf a year later and i was a lot worse on that holiday than i was on this one...however i think this one set off my two years of drinking excessively...then again i could have just been at that age when you are learning just how much drink you can handle. In my case being around 5 foot 7 i realised pretty soon my body couldn't handle that much!
One of my fondest memories of this holiday was actually the organising of ...
... and while seeing where they get all their rice from (didn't realize they grew rice in Turkey) Annie whisked us north without a stop. We reached the border at 12.30 and were a bit shocked. Bulgaria only has two borders with Turkey and if this is one God knows what the other is like. To say it was small would be an understatement. While we were there only two other cars went north and only half a ...
... we gave out presents. Next up was a protected home for adults with severe mental health problems. The residents were really happy to receive their boxes and the team got a lot of hugs and smiles while we were there. Our last visit was to a senior citizen's home. It was very moving to go room by room and give presents to the elderly folk. Claire was giving a box to one lady who insisted upon singing a song, even some ...
... was called something like Kawarma. It was so tasty – a combination of pork, onions, and a tomato-based sauce. I had it with chips; nummers. Paul had a barbeque skewer, which was also very tasty. Lunch was not cheap (not outrageous, but very different from when we were in Bulgaria in 1990), but it was so much better than most of what we’ve had to eat on the ship.
Our final stop in town was the Archaeological Museum. It had mostly marble ...
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