Bulgarian Sunset

Sunset, shortly after we passed from Romania into Bulgari. And where, ironically, the massive communication tower glimpsed over the hilltop signalled an almost complete loss of shipboard wifi.

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  1. Suzanne Portello on September 23, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    Heading South in the Black Sea, then? I had hoped perhaps you were going to go north, to Odessa – where my husband’s grandparents are from and where I visited with my daughter about 15 years ago. I had thought about approaching from the Black Sea, but ended up approaching overland from Budapest. Odessa was wonderful; the people were wonderful. Before I left the US on that trip I visited with Bel Kaufman, who grew up partly in Odessa, and as an adult used to go out dancing in Romania – maybe Constanta, I think, just as she used to dance in Manhattan (!)

  2. Shirley & Bob on September 23, 2018 at 1:28 pm

    Hi Laurie,

    We’re in Budapest at the moment looking at St. Stephen’s Basilica in the light of the setting sun. An almost-full moon in the opposite direction lifting just above the rooftops. Walked across the Danube today and thought of you cruising through Bulgaria. Have a wonderful time. Can’t wait to read about Mary’s travels.

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