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Eastern Romaina is a lot like South Aus, infact we felt like we had hammered the crusier along a lot of dodgy tracks to go nowhere. Gypsies as it turns out are not so scary but are infact an different cultural group, darker skinned and don't live in caravans as we imagined but live in trucks with bee hive rear bodies. They seem to follow the crops and particularly the sunflower crops, which ...
... stop at a historic site. The town of Histria was founded in the 7th century BC and was the oldest settlement in Rumania. It was deserted in the 7th century AD because the port silted and the ships had to be moved to other ports on the Black Sea. The ruins are still impressive although it is hard to imagine that this place on a lagoon had a large port. A museum has been built and shows some interesting exhibits. Then it was off to ...
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 ...
It was Bank holiday Monday so there was only a few market traders open so after a quick look around town I made the decision to make a move and go to Romania. As I riding towards the boarder and just out side the city I could see families had just pulled of the road and parked next to woods and enjoying a BBQ. I was also hoping that it being a bank holiday the boarder wasn't going to be busy. I want overly busy but slow, and not a lot of shade. When I got ...
... a mystery set in Naples (These Dark Things, Introducing Captain Natalia Monte), then one in Venice (Death at La Fenice, A Commissario Brunetti Mystery). I liked Brunetti so much I got another in the series (Acqua Alta, named after the high tides that flood Venice, and which I had experienced). Donna Leon is a very prolific writer, so I will have plenty of reading ahead of me if I complete the series.
My new book is The Lost Sailors, set ...
Other places to stay in Galati
13 Domneasca Street, Galati | Hotelfrom $72
12 Domneasca Street, Galati | 3 star hotelfrom $272
107 Marii Uniri Bvd, Galati | 3 star hotelfrom $91
1 Siderurgistilor St, Galati | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Westminster/Thornton, Galati | Hotelfrom $71