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DAY 40 – April 21, 2015
The cold 'snap' has followed us to Constanta but we will not let it deter us.
So we walked the city plus the beach and marina areas. There is always a sense that you are in an old Communist era city ...... dull and grey. However you can see the beginning of a rebirth with the refurbishment of some glorious old buildings, creating walking streets and ...
11/15/14 Constanta, Romania
After we ran through the cold and wind to get back on the ship, I warned Bruce that we probably wouldn't want to go on the 4 hour walking tour of Constanta, which is further north and forecast to be colder. We’d pay but we wouldn’t go. He said to try it out, that Gail would probably feel the same way, but that we should try it. In the end we might all pay $25 to go back into our beds!
... 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 ...