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... until it was deserted. However, the inhabitants did not move too far away, and there is evidence that the area was occupied sporadically through the Middle Ages.
The museum is nice, too: a few small floors, but some placards in English, which helps tourists like us. It is divided by period, from Neolithic through Roman. We didn’t linger but enjoyed what we saw. As we were leaving, we were asked by the ticket taker if we were going to Constanta ...
To be frank there was little to see or do here - the port itself was less than inviting with huge Shipyard signs and lots of derelict looking ships. It is the largest port on the Black Sea and one of the largest ports in Europe. The City itself wasn't much better with many old buildings in various states of disrepair and ruin although we were told the Council was working on having them restored. Given ...
... 45 am, we were surprised when the girl at front desk told us she just called the taxi. We told her that Tanya had called and arranged for van to pick us up. "No" she exclaimed, "I have a note here from Tanya to call for a taxi at 11:45". We reminded her again that we have bikes and we need a van. Both Junko and Hiro almost lost their breakfast when a station-wagon taxi showed up, not a spacious van that was expected. It had a top rack and Dave assured ...
... be the baby bottle for infants. I'm sure you can pick it out in the pictures below.
Romania is a poor country. Much of the architecture was built during the Soviet regime, and consists of large blocks of apartments with no style at all, and now in sad repair. The guide often spoke of the time 'after the fall of the USSR' or 'during the time of Communist rule', or 'when we were under Kruschov'. I don't think we'll be coming back.
... all tried some local beer and local chocolate. As a convoy of three cars we then headed to Germany. We arrived at our hostel in Frankfurt at 3am, which was not far from the red light district and the 10 of us checked into one large dormitory together. After a couple of hours sleep we realised we had to move the cars by 9am. So we all bundled down to the cars and repacked only to realise we were missing someone from another team who had gone ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility