Travel Blogs from Constanta
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... driver still wanted 45 lei. Hiro was fed up and threw 15 lei inside the taxi and yelled some choice words at the taxi driver. They stomped into the hotel without looking back. The taxi drove away.
Normally, they wouldn't make a stink about such little money but nobody likes to get cheated. I say they passed the Dave and Michelle's assertiveness training test.
Voila, an Upgrade - Our Lucky Day
Junko and Hiro were hard ...
After spending such a pleasant day in Bulgaria yesterday, I had almost decided that I was harboring out of date prejudices about countries in the former Soviet Bloc. Having been raised during the Cold War and lived through tales of the dissolution of the USSR, I must admit that I expected to find a lot of ugly gray buildings in countries with limited infrastructures that hadn't yet entered the 21st century, as least by western standards. ...
... in the dark but what a drive. All the way up the mountain and then twisting winding road down. A small car fire under our bonnet half way down but otherwise, an amazing drive.
We made it to the beach party before 10am and then chilled out under the cabanas, in and out the sea, catching up with the other teams.
Today, we are deciding where to head to next...maybe down the coast to Bulgaria for a night, or up to Moldova.....
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services