Travel Blogs from Sunny Beach
Saturday July 12 2014
*We leave Bucharest early since we have 365 km to drive and a border crossing into Bulgaria.
*Fortunately light weekend traffic allows for easy navigation out of the city. The countryside is still flat and uninteresting .
*50 km or so from Bucharest we reach the last EU border of our trip. The geographical border between Romania and Bulgaria at this point is the mighty ...
Highlights that come to mind are Jamie's pants being blown off the line during the night. Then in the morning heading out to the market to buy a fishing rod to reel them back in and succeeding!
Going on a dodgy banana boat for the first time and finding ourselves surrounded by jellyfish while we fought to hold on for dear life.
Managing to haggle when drunk for one piece of Donner meat
Managing to balance on someones ...
... tourist destination but clearly in May it's too early and the place looks pretty empty and sea is cold judging by the screams we can hear from the beach.Tomorrow we drive north again to Balchik, lets be honest only really to play golf! But I see it has a botanic garden so I shall give that a visit. Climatically we have gone back a month and the wild flowers were just splendid in the national park (Annie). ...
... children; including giving out shoeboxes at the Christmas parties she and her husband organise.
Upon arrival at Burgas, we met with our friend Jello who had organised three visits for us to three very different institutions. The first was an orphanage for children aged 3-7 in Sredets. Sadly we were not allowed to take pictures but the children were very excited and recited the poetry they had learned ...
... mountaın pass, saw ıt approach us and before we knew ıt we had reached the top! A touch underwhelmıng for better or worse (dependıng on who you talk to). The scenery was stunnıng agaın and nothıng but trees and mountaın tops for mıles. There was a bıt more clımbıng to be done and then we descended ...