TripAdvisor Reviews Royall Hotel Golden Sands
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Solo breakfast again and brought a plate up for Jerry. Becoming a bit of a joke now that I am the room service maid!
Didn't do so well at breakfast today despite some serious planning. The lovely looking brown bread I chose and sliced smelt and tasted as though it was made with vinegar. Some sort of sourdough? And then I cut a slice of lovely looking cake filled with pistachios, apricots and apple - turned out to be cake with vegetables and ham in! Bit of a shock, and I might have ...
Breakfast alone today as Jerry not feeling great. I took reading material and had a lovely time tucking into the buffet. No Igor, just a smiley girl who kept refilling my tea and orange juice and said I should take a plate of breakfast up to my husband. Which I did, and it made a modest lunch for two!
Already planning tomorrow morning's assault on breakfast buffet.
Amidst the yoghurt, fruit, smoked salmon etc, I ...
... 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 ...