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... the sea. I'm going to be disappointed with the views when I get back to coffee-ing in Lytham. Then moved the car - it was busy when we arrived, and we thought we'd left the car in a decent spot, but when we came back, it just might have been a towaway zone. If so, we were lucky so thanks to whoever or whatever was looking out for us. Moved it to a proper car park and went to the beach. I can't remember the last time Jerry and I had sun beds under a beach umbrella, but we read ...
... 13 / 14 century churches. Also lots of gift shops and leather shops with very reasonable prices - got my eye on a handbag, but don't tell Jerry!
Think we managed to see most of it and walk around the perimeter sussing out beaches for later before stopping for coffee above the harbour, seeing a lovely old car and making some new friends! (See photos)
Then we walked across ...
... walk after being in the car.
Then on to Nesebar via some 'interesting' seaside resorts. There really were some shockers - we were a bit nervous about where we were going to end up! I could just imagine workers in the Communist era being despatched there for their holidays. Thankfully, Nesebar is very different. Still commercialised, but with enough historical features and interesting buildings on narrow cobbled streets to be pretty.
... leave from here. It was only five minutes' walk. Once we got there, however, a large construction site was where the station should have been. Ah. I suddenly realised why the bus had taken us to a different bus station yesterday. Just to confirm my suspicion, in Bulgarian I asked the lady at the nearby ferry service hut where we should get the bus to Sozopol. "Avtogara Zapad" she said. That's the west bus station. Suspicions confirmed!
Our bus to Burgas didn't leave until 15.00, so we had all morning and early afternoon to explore Varna further. Our destinations were the Roman thermae (public baths) and the Archaeological Museum.
After breakfast we checked out and put our rucksacks in the hostel's luggage storage before heading out to the thermae. These ruins are expansive and well preserved; enough of the walls survive for the layout of the different rooms to be seen clearly - the changing ...