BEST WESTERN Savoy Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... extensive beachfront.
FYI -- Constanta was founded by the Greeks as Tomis around 2,500 years ago. It is rumored to have been the place where Jason and the Argonauts landed after securing the Golden Fleece of legend. The Romans conquered in 71BCE and renamed it in honor of the sister of the Roman Emperor of the time.
Today it is the fourth largest port in Europe after Rotterdam, Antwerp and Marseille. ...
... out, the morning was 48 degrees, and even feeling the cold air pouring off our window was more than I wanted to do. Of course, for Christine and Campbell, it was just an average winter day. I’m hoping they all had a good time.
We took advantage of the free time to tear apart the cabin looking for our unused lost coffee card, doing the laundry, going to the gym, replenishing my books. I wanted to imbue myself with the ports of call, so ...
... falling apart, totally uncared for and miserable looking. One of the excursions went to Bucharest but it was a 12 hour bus journey and we couldn't bring ourselves to sign up to that. We'd love to see Bucharest but the distance and time put us off. This country is struggling to come out of it's communist past but they have a long way to go. It is the largest port on the Black Sea ...
Ros and most of the passengers have left the ship for Transylvania and an overnight stay. I have opted to stay on board and to do the half day tour today. After seeing the crowd off on their long trip to Transylvania the 7 of us and two staff had a lovely morning seeing the old town of Constanta - a walk through the old city, visit to an archaeological museum - ...
... called Ovid Square with a statue of Ovid, Ovid was banished here in 8 AD by the Romans for some unsavory poetry that he wrote.
The Greeks founded a fishing village here 2500 years ago called Tomis. It was captured by the Romans in 29 BC. We went to see the largest mosaic in the world which was in a market on the trading floor. Where prices were negotiated for goods that were coming into and going out ...