Orchidea Boutique Spa
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... like it was heading for serious flooding) the East Coast was of little interest with the exception of the mosquito plague which given we were not sure if Rainomania has any mosquito borne nasties we decided discretion was required and headed due south to Bulgaria… The border crossing was relatively uneventful and we meandered down the road towards Varna. We spotted a camping sign indicating Camp Laguna was just ahead. So we pulled in had ...
Varna is a pretty nondescript town. Third largest in Bulgaria, with a large port and beaches. And a history of Mafia. We went to ANOTHER archeological museum. This one is known for having the oldest collection of worked gold in the world. Otherwise, a lot of Greek and Roman things. We had lunch at a Turkish restaurant along the pedestrian promenade, then headed back for some R & R. ...
... arrive a little too late and the museum is now closed. Unlike the rest of Bulgaria the attractions here do not extend their hours in the summer for tourists even though this is a prime tourist destination.
My final stop is the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin. Built in the the massive building rises over the Greek old town and dominates the landscape.
I now understand why all of the locals told me not to waste ...
... 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 ...