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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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The weekend revellers are absent in the morning and we enjoy the beautiful outdoor pool set-up in peace... no pumping music and only a few other punters. Hilli reads, dozes in the sun, crochets and swims. Guy combines reading, scribbling and the occasional dip with visits to an equally quiet spa area. Lovely. The hotel runs a bus-shuttle service to a beach it advertizes as its own... the 'lighthouse beach'. Guy decides to investigate on ...
We drive to Balchik itself on a road which stays about a mile in from the sea along mostly limestone cliffs. It winds down through the town until it reaches a small harbour area. On one side of the harbour are rather decrepit industrial workings plus old fishing boats and, on the other, is the face of capitalist Bulgaria doing its best to mimic an Aegean village. We get a drink in a cafe just up from the tourist drag before setting off to try to find Queen Maria's Balchik ...
On our thirty-fourth wedding anniversary (it really is!) we follow the canal going east out of Bucharest until the motorway to Constanta... yup, another motorway, but this one dates from a lot further back and passes through the most featureless country imaginable. There aren't even any trees, it seems, for tens upon tens of miles of scrubby plain. Guy and the Raven get seriously depressed and more than a little ...
Met some crazy girls in the hotel. We spend some days together sunbathing and swimming.. but mostly enjoyed the nightlife. If you want to party cheap you should definatly go to Golden Sands!
In happy hour you can get 3 cocktails for 5 € ! In Germany u cant even get ...
... certainly didn't get any culture. But we did see a little of the countryside from the bus window. The bus stopped a few times en route; mostly for the driver to have a fag break or buy live chickens that he'd later drop off with a friend, so random, so we caught a glimpse of some of the small towns, all seemingly in a desperate state of repair with pot-holes everywhere and quite a lot of graffiti. As we crossed the border however ...