Travel Blogs from Mamaia
... of the city was destroyed during the war, the destruction of historic sections by the communist and how the city and country was changed during the communist rule. It was very clear they hate the Russians but are worried about what is happening now in nearby Ukraine. When we talked about the Russian river cruise, the tour guide said it was better to visit Russia than have the Russians visit ...
... deed done for the day, we continued on to Tulcea. The territory from Constanta to Histria is very flat, highly cultivated, with power line and windmills. After leaving Histria, we encountered a few small hills and a forest. Most of the land is still cultivated, but there are also numerous sheep and goatherds, all attended by a least one shepherd or goatherd, sometimes two. And an alert dog, of course. We saw one cowherd, which seemed to require no attendant. ...
... 160;We passed over a canal which connected The Black Sea to The Danube and, of course, had to stop and take pictures. In Constanta itself we visited an eclectic range of sites: a mosque, a church, casino and upmarket beach resorts. The gap between the wealthy and poor was apparent everywhere as was rubbish and terrible drivers blatantly flaunting a disregard of basic road rules and common sense. However, we ...
... No sooner had I said that, large rain drops appeared on the windshield. Junko screamed:"we should have taken a van". For 5 minutes it rained hard then stopped and the wind blew the boxes dry by the time we arrived at the airport.
The driver asked for a lot more than the hotel had told us it would be. Dave dealt with him and offered a lot less. When the driver came down to the original 150 lei Junko had agreed to pay, he said okay. The airport ...
... be the baby bottle for infants. I'm sure you can pick it out in the pictures below.
Romania is a poor country. Much of the architecture was built during the Soviet regime, and consists of large blocks of apartments with no style at all, and now in sad repair. The guide often spoke of the time 'after the fall of the USSR' or 'during the time of Communist rule', or 'when we were under Kruschov'. I don't think we'll be coming back.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking