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 ...
... first to Tulcea, then visit the ancient Roman town of Histria upon our return. But we decided, for various reasons to stop at Histria first. As we arrived, one of the cruise busses was just finishing their visit. We bought our tickets and headed towards the old Roman city.
Although many reviews state that the site is small and of limited interest, we really enjoyed our visit there. The ruins are extensive, covering the equivalent of several city ...
... 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 ...
... that and that the meter should read a lot less. He bluffed and said he would call the police and Junko stood her ground. The driver wouldn't open the trunk to let her get her luggage until she paid the ridiculous amount, 5 x what it should be. Two local ladies saw the commotion and came to her and said she should take a picture of the driver’s license plate and report him to the police. Then finally, he opened the trunk. Hiro arrived by then ...
... 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.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet