Bulgaria
Varna

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12 travelers at this place:

  • Day103

    Tag der Pausen

    August 16 in Bulgaria

    Um 10 Uhr ging es los in die 5km entfernte Stadt zum Frühstücken/Brunchen. Nach weiteren 10km wurde eine Bade-Pause eingelegt. Anschließend wurde im nächsten Ort im Cafe an der Promenade angehalten.
    In dem Ort war die Promenade verhältnismäßig schön, doch außerhalb des Ortes leider nicht mehr funktional. Die Beton Straße hat sich in große Stücke zerteilt und rakte in alle Himmelsrichtungen.
    Der nächste Ort war Albena. Klassischer pauschal Tourismus in Hotelbunkern umrandet von Freizeitmöglichkeiten. Nach einer kurzen Pause ging es weiter nach Varna, der dritt größten Stadt Bulgariens, in ein Self Check In Hostel ganz ohne Personal und einer Zimmergröße von 3qm. Interessantes Konzept. Varna überzeugt mit einem schönen Park oberhalb der Strandpromenade an der sich Restaurants die Hand reichen.
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  • Day570

    Day 571: World Heritage Meet Day 2

    September 8 in Bulgaria

    Another early start, where we went first to the Rock Hewn Churches of Ivanovo. These are 13th century churches, well, hewn out of the rock. Only one of them is open so we went inside that - it's actually about a hundred metres up a cliff and basically hangs out over the car park, so that was a bit exciting! The interior is heavily painted too, just like an orthodox church and was in great condition, all up I really enjoyed the site.

    Back to the cars where we headed next for Srebana Nature Reserve, an important bird nesting area and migration point. This had a certain level of infamy as it had the poorest rating of every World Heritage site by the community. Unfortunately our visit isn't going to change anything - the infrastructure was really poor and we couldn't see any birds at all! The lake was a long distance away and almost nothing was visible. It didn't help that we were there in the middle of the day and it was quite hot, so all the birds were hiding!

    Finally our last stop was just nearby in a small town whose name I've forgotten. It was an old Roman tomb from about the third century AD, so an early Christian work. The interior was brightly painted and decorated, though the tomb itself was never actually used. We had a guided tour and were generously allowed to snap some photos which was quite nice! This one's only a tentative site though, so I didn't have to worry about doing a video. The other videos I've managed to work around the group, though the sites have generally been quite small and I'll do some voiceovers to cover the gaps.

    And with that, our meet up was basically done! We all shook hands and went our separate ways, though we gave a couple of people a lift back to Varna. One of them was an older English guy who'd visited about 850 world heritage sites and is ranked #2 for sites visited, while the other was a Swiss gent who had visited every country in the world and about 750 World Heritage sites. Was good to chat with them and swap stories; also a little humbling as well since it reminds us how far we have to go!

    Exhausted we arrived back at our lovely apartment in Varna. We'd booked it for four nights including the night we stayed in Ruse, though we brought all of our luggage with us. Very tired, we couldn't manage anything more than frozen pizzas for dinner!
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  • Day10

    Varna

    September 22, 2016 in Bulgaria

    Nachdem wir nach zwanzigstündiger Zufahrt endlich spät abends und ziemlich geschlaucht angekommen waren, gönnten wir uns ein Picknick im Zimmer. Zur Feier des Tages gab es Riesentomaten mit bulgarischem Schafskäse anstelle der sonst so erprobten Frischkäse Varianten.
    Nach einer sehr erholsamen Nacht mussten wir am nächsten Morgen mit Erschrecken feststellen, dass sich lästige Bettwanzen als blinde Passagiere eingeschlichen hatten. Mit ausgiebigen Dusch--Waschaktionen der gesamten potentiell verseuchten Kleidungsstücke versuchten wir der Page Herr zu werden (Ausgang offen). Nach getaner Arbeit gönnten wir uns erholsame Stunden am Strand, nachdem wir uns abends aus gegebenem Anlass den Genüssen bulgarischer Braukunst hingaben.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Varna, Warna, فارنا, Горад Варна, Варна, Odessos, Βάρνα, وارنا, וארנה, Várna, Վառնա, VAR, ヴァルナ, ვარნა, 바르나, Варна хот, व्हर्ना, Варнæ, 9000, วาร์นา, 瓦爾納

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