Crimea Breeze Residence
Travel Blogs from Yalta
... panorama” depicting the battle was created in the late 19th century, badly damaged during the 2nd World War when the Nazis occupied Sebastopol but restored subsequently. It was well worth the visit and helped to orientate us when later we visit the battle field itself.
In the years after World War II, Sebastopol became home to the Soviet Crimean fleet and in Balaclava, Stalin ordered the construction of a massive ...
... Ukraine, Simon said) :P
We walked around the park for a while, until we reached the beach. I honestly never knew that something so beautiful existed in Ukraine. The water is so clear that you can see straight to the bottom and the view up the cliffs from the beach is insane. I would have stayed there forever if we hadn't had to hike back to the city to get some food.
Another side note: If you come to Yalta, ...
... route out of Yalta was slow. The roads were narrow and 2-way. This made passing difficult especially with parked cars on either side of most of the roads. Our cause wasn’t made any better by the fact this was day 2 of the Labour Day holidays in Ukraine.
We were doing great for National holidays on this trip so far. First the May Day protests in Istanbul and now this!! The driver, however, didn’t seem at all stressed by this. He just did what had to be done. ...
... Then today to Sevastopol and back to see the original Greek settlement, the Black Sea Fleet Museum (Russian only) and the like.
Hotel has been a mix of the good and the downright awful. Like being served a bottle of Italian white wine that was well past its best at 8 years old
That's a quick summary, lots of sunshine, lots of walking, tomorrow afternoon the train to Odessa which gets in the following morning at about 5am, how uncivilised can you get?
Photos to ...
... like house perching on a cliff, built by a German baron for his wife. It is under renovations and not open to the public. That really quite alright since what is interesting about this building is its exterior. With just a couple of room inside, there would not be much to see. Between 1975 and 2011, it was an Italian restaurant. If nothing else, it is just cool to see sitting up there on the ledge gazing out to sea.
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet