TripAdvisor Reviews Rossitsa Hotel St. Konstantin
Travel Blogs from St. Konstantin
... shade and waterfalls. I've never been anywhere quite like it.
Maybe it's just us, but here in Bulgaria, we never seem to get the info we need at the start. We kind of gather it as we go along, and by the time we've finished, we know all about it. That sounds OK, but we'd enjoy it much more if we knew what we were looking at from the start.
So, it turned out that the gardens surround of the palace complex, and many parts designed by Maria herself. She was a ...
... the ancient history of a region. Apparently, there are 100,000 artefacts, and you could easily spend a day there. The 5000 year old gold jewellery and the recreation of tombs from the necropolis were stunning. Again in a place where there only seemed to be about 3 other people (including a man with very squeaky sandals that kept making me laugh).
The necropolis section is the one most highly rated in the guide ...
... a sit up and beg bike for me next. I wonder if they do them for spinning!
Fab things to note about this hotel: all the staff have been to charm school and they have lots of free L'Occitaine toiletries. A week ago I wouldn't have noticed, but, although the Bulgarian people are really nice, they don't smile much, and so far, 'free toiletries' as described on the Internet has meant a teeny bottle of shampoo and a toilet roll.
... hadn't got to the stage where any shape or pattern was recognisable, but it was still interesting to watch for a while.
On our walk back to the hostel we stopped at a sweetcorn stall for a cup each of sweetcorn mixed with butter, salt and grated parmesan cheese - delicious!
We finished the day with some dinner at the place we'd been recommended last night and then some internet time back at the hostel.
... out of the sand, some several metres tall, some a bit shorter. Most are hollow; some have fallen over and broken into smaller sections, so you can see all the way through them. There have been differing theories over the years about how the columns came to be; one is that they are sand and limestone concretions, left standing after the softer sedimentary rock around them gradually weathered away over a period ...