Travel Blogs from Sunny Beach
... very small rural border zone. No-one mentioned this legal requirement and we certainly did not notice any signs. But ignorance is no excuse and does not let us off the hook.
*We are marched off to a back office & our precious car documents are taken. We have committed an offence for which there will be a fine of 250 euros. Romania suddenly seems
very expensive! In actual fact it is a set up. Andy is able to negotiate the rate down to 50 euros ...
Highlights that come to mind are Jamie's pants being blown off the line during the night. Then in the morning heading out to the market to buy a fishing rod to reel them back in and succeeding!
Going on a dodgy banana boat for the first time and finding ourselves surrounded by jellyfish while we fought to hold on for dear life.
Managing to haggle when drunk for one piece of Donner meat
Managing to balance on someones ...
... tourist destination but clearly in May it's too early and the place looks pretty empty and sea is cold judging by the screams we can hear from the beach.Tomorrow we drive north again to Balchik, lets be honest only really to play golf! But I see it has a botanic garden so I shall give that a visit. Climatically we have gone back a month and the wild flowers were just splendid in the national park (Annie). ...
Today the Christmas box team took the highway East 250 miles to Burgas to begin our distributions. On the way, we stopped to see our old friend Marianna Dimitrova, who is an ex-pupil of Lipnitsa Orphanage/School. The Trussell Trust worked together with Mr Petkov, Lipnitsa's headteacher, to help Marianna escape an abusive family situation. It's really good to see her with a family of her own now and working in her village ...
... while at the cat. The cat looked vaguely interested in the magpie, but maintained its bowling-ball position, clearly debating whether it needed to attack, just because it could, just for fun, and/or just because the magpie had it coming. But then Paul went to take a photo, and the magpie flew away. The cat glared at Paul. Meanwhile, on another lawn, a skinny white cat was stalking a magpie slowly … but a child scared that bird away. Score: Birds –2, ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed