Log #32c Istanbul to the Black Sea

Log #32c Istanbul to the Black Sea

Bourgas, Bulgaria April 24, 2004 Hi Folks, I’m not sure when, if, or how this will get to you as there is no AOL local access number here in Bulgaria. I will try the Istanbul number long distance, and if that doesn’t work may try to send this via an internet café with all the
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Log #32d The Bosphorus to Bulgaria

Log #32d The Bosphorus to Bulgaria

Sozopol, Bulgaria April 29, 2004 Hi Folks, After a week in Bourgas, Bulgaria, we are now here in this delightful town of Sozopol, bows to on the town dock with several small fishing boats, across from the navy base. All is well with us, and we have a certificate to cruise all Bulgarian waters (but
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Log #32e Bulgaria – Tsarevo, to our formal entry in Bourgas

Log #32e Bulgaria – Tsarevo, to our formal entry in Bourgas

Tsarevo, Bulgaria May 3, 2004 Hi Folks, We are having a quiet time in Bulgaria as there is really not too much to see here, especially since we are out of season. Thus I am able to get caught up on my logs. This town is called Tsarevo as a couple of Tsars spent some
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Log #32f Burgas, Sozopol

Log #32f Burgas, Sozopol

Varna, Bulgaria May 10, 2004 Hi Folks, I finalize this note and log from Varna, the northern major port in Bulgaria where we arrived this afternoon at about 1300. So far we are very comfortable here in the Varna Yacht Club; we even have showers with hot water! We are moored alongside, as opposed to
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Log #32g Sozopol and the Ropotamo River

Log #32g Sozopol and the Ropotamo River

Varna, Bulgaria May 17, 2004 Hi Folks, We are still here in Varna, enjoying the several friends we have made, and appreciating the still waters of our alongside mooring, plus the electrical hookup and the availability of hot showers. Varna is our favourite spot so far in Bulgaria. More about it in a future log.
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Log #32h Pomorie, Nessebar to Varna

Log #32h Pomorie, Nessebar to Varna

Tulcea, Romania May 27, 2004 Hi Folks, We are in the Danube Delta, having come down 300 kilometres of the Danube from the Black Sea/ Danube Canal near Constanta. I still have to send this the old way by saving it on a floppy disc (rich text format) and sending from an internet café. It
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Log #32i Varna

Log #32i Varna

Ismail, Ukraine June 5, 2004 Hi Folks, Well, we are finally in the Ukraine, even though my logs have not gotten us out of Bulgaria, let alone the two weeks we spent in Romania. Unfortunately, I feel this is an uninspired log, just accounting for our travels, and some observations on Bulgaria; but we enjoyed
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Log #32j Exit Bulgaria Enter Romania

Log #32j Exit Bulgaria Enter Romania

Izmail, Romania June 8, 2004 Hi Folks, We are waiting for the second day to clear out of Izmail. The assistant harbour master (the harbour master is away) is of the old Russian mentality who has no regulations to guide him regarding yachts, and wants to regard Veleda as a ship, and to charge industrial
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Log #33p Summary of 2004 Sailing Season

Log #33p Summary of 2004 Sailing Season

Ostia, Italy Nov. 15, 2004 Hi Folks. Here is a summary of our 2004 sailing season, and a bit of what we have done since arriving in Ostia. We hope to get down to Naples for a few days to go to Pompeii and climb Mount Vesuvius before we go back to Canada in mid
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