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- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Kids pool
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
- TV Channel One Russia
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Travel Blogs from Golden Sands
... out into the Black Sea and has been of strategic importance and therefore inhabited by Thracians, Romans and Ottomans before the Bulgarians got it back. The scenery is dramatic in all directions with what look like chalk cliffs to the south and red sandstone to the north. Legend has it that the red is due to all the bloody battles over the millennia. Also a legend that 40 maidens tied their hair together and jumped off the cliffs during the Ottoman invasion to escape a worse fate at ...
... Eastern Europe, and easily rivalling things I saw in Rome in quality if not in presentation, and so little is known of their existence. There is obviously a lot more buried beneath the modern streets.
The Romans were very clever - all the underfloor heating structures are very well preserved here, and then in the Arch. Museum there were other things that have been recovered - shop signs, one for a brothel (the oldest ...
... which I'm sure I read was IN the sea gardens is actually on a busy main road. Hmmmm - it's lovely, and the staff couldn't be nicer, but we'll see if it quietens down overnight.
Anyway, we borrowed the hotel bikes and spent the afternoon cycling along the beach and back through the gardens. It's absolutely delightful. There are busy stretches of beach with noisy bars etc, but also quiet, uncommercialised stretches. One of which we sat on ...
... was very clear and looked very inviting - shame it wasn't September or early October really, as I've been reliably told by people who have visited it then that the sea is very warm at that time of year; like bath water, apparently!
After staying on the beach for a while, we moved on to the park a bit further along. Primorski Park is right next to the beach and was lovely to stroll around. We passed by the Naval Museum - it ...
... out of the sand, some several metres tall, some a bit shorter. Most are hollow; some have fallen over and broken into smaller sections, so you can see all the way through them. There have been differing theories over the years about how the columns came to be; one is that they are sand and limestone concretions, left standing after the softer sedimentary rock around them gradually weathered away over a period ...