Travel Blogs from Mamaia
... we did see one dead snake and one snake skin, so we believe people when they talk about it.
The site has a long heritage, being initially settled in the 7th Century BCE and continuously occupied until the 7th Century CE. Archaeologists suspect that changes to the lagoon or lake that borders Histria was one of the predominant causes of its decline. It also suffered a series of attacks, starting in the 3rd Century CE ...
... On the other side of the road there was a huge lake with a resort sporting a swimming pool and more bars. The lake itself left a lot to be desired - full of rubbish, weeds and generally green and slimy in appearance. Once back at the ship we took advantage of the poolside service and partook in a few margaritas (well not Coraleen of course) and snacks delivered right to our lounger! We could get used to this ...
... Natural highlights along the Danube
-Iron Gates National Park
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We will end our Cycling the Donauradweg blog with this post after 69 entries and 2036 pictures.
Hiro and Junko will return to normal life in Japan from Istanbul. They have eight days before their flight home. Their daughter will fly in from London for the weekend to visit them.
We will stay in ...
After spending such a pleasant day in Bulgaria yesterday, I had almost decided that I was harboring out of date prejudices about countries in the former Soviet Bloc. Having been raised during the Cold War and lived through tales of the dissolution of the USSR, I must admit that I expected to find a lot of ugly gray buildings in countries with limited infrastructures that hadn't yet entered the 21st century, as least by western standards. ...
... Great start to the day and a group decision that we wouldn't be driving anywhere today.
After a quick nap, we headed off to explore the city starting with a Hungarian lunch. It was a case of menu roulette but the food was amazing, especially the goulash. Hot sunny day with lots to see and public baths to relax in - I highly recommend this city and I will come back here. A quiet dinner with James, Raju and Julia before we went out for ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking