Obzor Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Obzor
... 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 ...
... they managed to get in a fight during a gig
Watching my friend get hosed down to move him on from his drunken slumber
And taking my friends on a 1 hour detour one day to try and find a pizza place i swore and hyped up was the best i had ever tried the night before, only to realise that when tasting it during the day the alcohol had contributed greatly to my opinion of the pizza...it turned out to be one of the worst we had all ever eaten!
... I think the first border guard we came to was asleep. It took us about 1.30hrs to get through with most of the discussion on the Turkish side. Officials are continually confused, not surprisingly perhaps, by the Export Plates and car registration. They clearly couldn't find the car in their system and we got passed around four guys until one who did something the others did not, and the only one could speak ...
... Brenton and I were treated with a slow cooked lamb and vegies with George and about 15 others....it almost felt like home.
Overall we cut our time in Varna short as there was not much to see or do, and most places were deserted and museums not open. It is only a place to go to in summer if you are looking for beaches and non stop ...
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 ...
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