Melia Grand Hermitage
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- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
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... look and said yep all good. Quickly setup the tent and put on our swimmers ready for a swim in the Black Sea… which is for the record blue, (I could recall we made similar comments about the Red sea when we were there) down to the beach we go as it is fairly hot…. The path down to the beach was fairly steep, a cliff track to be exact and I was in front fairly focused on the cool water. Lisa toddling along behind, said … ...
Varna is a pretty nondescript town. Third largest in Bulgaria, with a large port and beaches. And a history of Mafia. We went to ANOTHER archeological museum. This one is known for having the oldest collection of worked gold in the world. Otherwise, a lot of Greek and Roman things. We had lunch at a Turkish restaurant along the pedestrian promenade, then headed back for some R & R. ...
I hop the bus the following morning making my way for the seaside city of Varna. Perched on the edge of the Black Sea this city has been an important trading route for millennium with the first settlers arriving around the mid 5th millennium.
The real reason I have come here is to scope out the Varna Hoard- a collection of gold objects stated to be the oldest gold collection of in the world. The grave yard is about ...
... had I not been expecting fruit and nuts! Will be playing it very safe tomorrow!
We decided to sign up to 'Pam's Tours' today and drive further north up to Kaliakra and then back via Queen Maria's Palace at Balchik. This being Bulgaria, we didn't really know what to expect, but knowing we could blame Pam if it all went wrong was a comfort!
All good on the way there - even spotted the turnoff to the palace for the return journey.
Kaliakra is a peninsula ...
... morning's itinerary - the Roman baths, Archaeologigal Museum and any church I happened upon. The streets here are a bit higgledy piggledy and the maps not always accurate so combining that with my map reading skills (nil) I knew I was in for a longish stroll.
Back in in the room, Jerry had decided he was up for a morning out so we set off - now equipped with map reader! Found the Roman Thermae - amazing. The biggest bath ...