Caraiman Resort Mamaia
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... a win-win. Honey for sale everywhere on the roadside and very healthy crops our farmers would be pretty happy with. On our approach to Lochel (small town in the mid north for those not familiar with South Aus) I asked Darren to pull over so I could take a photo. Whilst I am taking the photo Darren the real horticulturalist gets a closer look at the weeds growing throughout the sunflower crop.
On the way we stopped at a unique cemetery. It is called the ‘happy graveyard’ because the blue wooden crosses are painted with pictures and short poems characterizing the deceased. We saw many stork nests in the villages, built on telegraph poles. We seldom see these birds at home as they don’t find the right conditions any more.
We were surprised to hear people in the shops speak German, English, Spanish ...
... extensive beachfront.
FYI -- Constanta was founded by the Greeks as Tomis around 2,500 years ago. It is rumored to have been the place where Jason and the Argonauts landed after securing the Golden Fleece of legend. The Romans conquered in 71BCE and renamed it in honor of the sister of the Roman Emperor of the time.
Today it is the fourth largest port in Europe after Rotterdam, Antwerp and Marseille. ...
11/15/14 Constanta, Romania
After we ran through the cold and wind to get back on the ship, I warned Bruce that we probably wouldn't want to go on the 4 hour walking tour of Constanta, which is further north and forecast to be colder. We’d pay but we wouldn’t go. He said to try it out, that Gail would probably feel the same way, but that we should try it. In the end we might all pay $25 to go back into our beds!
... falling apart, totally uncared for and miserable looking. One of the excursions went to Bucharest but it was a 12 hour bus journey and we couldn't bring ourselves to sign up to that. We'd love to see Bucharest but the distance and time put us off. This country is struggling to come out of it's communist past but they have a long way to go. It is the largest port on the Black Sea ...