Travel Blogs from Mamaia
... We ate sitting on a bench along the waterfront. After our repast, we visited the small but good Danube Delta museum. The museum, which is well-signed and includes English and Romanian descriptions on most displays, begins with a series of posters that show how the delta was formed since Paleolithic times. Much of the rest of the museum are large dioramas with taxidermied animals from various habitats found throughout the Delta. It ends with a diorama tour ...
... 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 ...
... the 3 months we have been traveling together Junko and Hiro who, like most Japanese, tend to be targets for con artists, fast talking touts or taxi drivers and the like, have had a crash course on how to avoid becoming a victim of those practices.
When they arrived in Constanta, by themselves, they were put to the test. Hiro rode his bike the 3 km to the hotel while Junko took a taxi that was willing to use his meter! Junko kept a sharp eye ...
... 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.
... the police station, then Pav and Raju drove back to Slovakia to check every service station. A night of little sleep and James went off to the embassy first thing. He got an emergency passport and we booked him a flight back to London. We estimate that within a week he can get a new passport and some priority visas. We dropped him at Budapest airport and then didn't stop driving until we got to Constanta 17 hours later. We drove the ...
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