Travel Blogs from Sunny Beach
... as for most of us it was our first holiday away without the parents. I would like to think we did make an actual effort to factor in some cultural activities.However when we arrived we realised pretty quickly that wasn't going to be the case.
This holiday was fun as although i drank a lot i was still reasonably sensible, i think this came from it being my first holiday away from my parents and i must have felt them looking over my shoulder the ...
... and while seeing where they get all their rice from (didn't realize they grew rice in Turkey) Annie whisked us north without a stop. We reached the border at 12.30 and were a bit shocked. Bulgaria only has two borders with Turkey and if this is one God knows what the other is like. To say it was small would be an understatement. While we were there only two other cars went north and only half a ...
Today the Christmas box team took the highway East 250 miles to Burgas to begin our distributions. On the way, we stopped to see our old friend Marianna Dimitrova, who is an ex-pupil of Lipnitsa Orphanage/School. The Trussell Trust worked together with Mr Petkov, Lipnitsa's headteacher, to help Marianna escape an abusive family situation. It's really good to see her with a family of her own now and working in her village ...
... comfortable, and departed shortly after we boarded.
We had spent the time steaming down the coast to research how to get from Burgos to Nessebur, and, indeed, it was very easy. We were accosted by a few taxi drivers, who we dismissed with a wave of the hand, found an ATM, got a few Lev, then found to the bus to Nessebur. Cost: 6 Lev each (about $4). There was only one other passenger from the Prinsendam on the bus when we boarded, but a group of six ...
... house!! We also met dru's friends Nancy and tom who were really sweet and I wished we had seen more of them but time against us again it was time to leave, very generously they offered to take us back to varna so we could catch an earlier bus onto our next location. We had a brilliant time with dru, really glad she let us come and stay it was so interesting to see what the countryside was really like, thanks dru really appreciate it! Xx ...
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