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... It would appear that your position on the road is directly proportional to the amount of capital expended on said motor vehicle. The bigger the dollar value seems to imply they have the right of way.. which is conveyed in a very calm manner in some very fast overtaking and not abiding by the township road speed limits.
Anyway so after Transylvania (the heart of Rainomania which we bailed out off, bailed being the key word as the ...
... exciting thing we saw was a protest of Bulgarians with Russian flags protesting against the U.S. About 10 people...no crowd. Just a TV camera. Stefan said they are there every Sunday and talked to them...asked about the Ukraine and Crimea. That didn't go over well. Today we just walked by! Quiet evening, and then off to Veliko Tarnova tomorrow! Last stop before Sofia and the end of the ...
... exhibits more descriptive placards with a photo of the site and info with it's relevance in history. Better suited I think to a museum in Rome or Italy somewhere. The other bonus exhibit was ancient Egypt,while containing a few of the typical relics it focused a lot on Egyptian astrology and gemology relating to cures for ailments- not a total waste this was quite informative with good explanations and lots of examples.
... had I not been expecting fruit and nuts! Will be playing it very safe tomorrow!
We decided to sign up to 'Pam's Tours' today and drive further north up to Kaliakra and then back via Queen Maria's Palace at Balchik. This being Bulgaria, we didn't really know what to expect, but knowing we could blame Pam if it all went wrong was a comfort!
All good on the way there - even spotted the turnoff to the palace for the return journey.
Kaliakra is a peninsula ...
... OK, between 13.00 and 14.00, but the next ETAP bus wasn't until 17.30! We were too knackered to go into the city centre to kill time, so we just looked round the Grand Mall Varna instead, which is right next to the bus station. We looked round, had some food and played a lot of 10-card rummy. It was very similar to shopping malls everywhere, though suspended from the ceiling were some beautiful decorations made from multicoloured paper.