- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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... shade and waterfalls. I've never been anywhere quite like it.
Maybe it's just us, but here in Bulgaria, we never seem to get the info we need at the start. We kind of gather it as we go along, and by the time we've finished, we know all about it. That sounds OK, but we'd enjoy it much more if we knew what we were looking at from the start.
So, it turned out that the gardens surround of the palace complex, and many parts designed by Maria herself. She was a ...
... the ancient history of a region. Apparently, there are 100,000 artefacts, and you could easily spend a day there. The 5000 year old gold jewellery and the recreation of tombs from the necropolis were stunning. Again in a place where there only seemed to be about 3 other people (including a man with very squeaky sandals that kept making me laugh).
The necropolis section is the one most highly rated in the guide ...
Come back Igor, all is forgiven! - Definitely the 'b' team on duty at breakfast this morning, but compensated by the lovely sunshine. I always think the day has started well if I have to wear my sunglasses to breakfast.
I don't know who was the most relieved that we were able to pay our bill and checkout - us or the receptionist who had tried our cards last night. Still, it was a lovely comfortable hotel and I could quite happily have spent ...
On our return from Pobiti Kamani at about half past one, we spent the rest of the day exploring in the sunshine. First impressions were of a very pleasant city, filled with colourful buildings, flower stalls, leafy trees, pink blossom and the unmistakeable smell of sea air.
The taxi dropped us off by the cathedral - I ...
... feet! He had taken his shoes off to enter the circle. Quite minor luckily, with no blood. He was able to carry on walking after a couple of minutes.
On our way out we bought postcards and fridge magnets from the little shop at the entrance. The man there had sold us the tickets at the start, and now he kindly ordered a taxi for us - my Bulgarian is not great face to face, so I didn't want to risk it on the phone!