Melia Grand Hermitage
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... luck. I had spaghetti bolognese which might as well have been a plate of oil and Alex had pork gristle in mushroom sauce, dubious. We also discovered that Bulgarian waiting staff (certainly in this area anyway) have no concept of how to serve food. We didn't have to wait long but they insist on bringing each dish when its ready regardless of the order you'd like to have it in, or whether you'd like the rice you ordered as a side ...
... a villa here for 6 months and coming every weekend. They ran a heating company and probably not your average Rumanian but good fun. The told us they had recently been playing golf in Sicily and had had their valuables stolen from their bags while playing golf....by Rumanians! The Italian police couldn't help smiling as they took the particulars.
In the late afternoon went to the Kaliakra Cape. It was an ...
... and the roses all in full bloom. The terraced slopes were a work of monumental construction and rather than steps going up the outside they were tunnelled throughout the walls to the next level.
After a morning in the garden we played golf at the Lighthouse course and while we were paying one of the marshals said our manager, Alex Day, was in Oman. He was the golf pro in our course in Muscat ...
... and the signature 6th has a 100m drop and the hole plays 200m. I overshot the first ball but the second was literally 50cm from the pin....and I missed the put! It was a long detour to come up here to play but today was worth every km. We are playing the other two courses too and I'm sure they will be nice but it will be a long time before I play a better course. Brilliant day! C.
... shocked, no one does this for fun.
In a tiny village called Kranevo we came across a lovely looking rustic wooden hotel with an equally nice restaurant in the garden. We let the owner choose our meal we asked for typical Bulgarian dishes and it was all great including the Bulgarian Rakia, a cross between gin and vodka. The urban dictionary says 'extremely alcoholic Bulgarian drink, one shot is enough to raise your forehead ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet