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- Conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Babysitting service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Kids pool
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Had a good sleep in and got up about 11am. Walked to the bus station to sort out our ride to Istanbul in a couple of days. Didn't have any dramas with this. Wondered around for the rest of the day. It was too cold and windy to go swimming unfortunately. Walked a full loop of the massive sea garden which was nice. Good views over the Black Sea. Saw it was about to start raining so we went to ...
Caught the 10.30am train from Sofia to Varna. We had heard the trains could be really old and ****** and there could be thefts but when we got on it was fine. It was the first time we were in actual 8 seat cabins. A friendly lady in our cabin spoke really good English which was reassuring. Arrived in Sofia about 6pm and walked to the hostel. The hostel was called Flag Hostel Varna and two young Bulgarian girls, Daisy and Ellie, living there full time and an ...
... In the night it's Lev25 for 3 hours. It's a great way to spend the sunny day at the beach. My arms were in pain for 3 days after my session! This place was a great distraction, and I befriend a group of friendly locals who take me under their wings and let me hang out for the day and into the night at their local watering hole. I'm thankful for these friendly Bulgarians who made me feel normal again and helped me to wash away my pain.
Again, if ...
... don’t hum either. The odour does give the rather old ablution blocks a less than appealing smell. They are cleaned and scrubbed but are so ancient that they can never really look good. I guess we are getting to that stage too and must aim to be clean and fresh at all times. A little investment in tiling would go a long way to improve this stunning spot.
On that happy ...
... went….. haha no I did not the water was cold and I did not want to let Australia down with a shrunken image.
So interestingly enough it was quite fascinating to watch the naked ego thing in a Napoleon style stance weaponry on the ready. I think you guys will get the idea anyway given we had established camp and could not be bothered moving we did not let such details worry us and had a refreshingly pleasant evening in the much quieter ...