Nessebur is a nice little port city that thrives on the tourist trade almost exclusively. The old part of town is billed at the Dubrovnik of the Black Sea. I have never been to Dubrovnik but I doubt the comparison is accurate. While Nessebur has beautiful beaches and interesting ruins dating back a couple thousand years, it mainly sports souvenir shops and cafes. After a leisurely stroll around the narrow cobble stone streets I spent time over strong coffee at a seaside café with friends from the ship. Then I heard music and wandered off to find a wonderful exhibition of local dancers and musicians in the center of a partially excavated ancient theater. The music and dancers in native garb was superb. My favorite image of the performance is of a little boy of about 8 who appeared on stage all by himself in a colorful native costume and sang his little heart out. After he finished he ran over to his mother sitting in the audience who gave him a big kiss.
I am a 65 year old retired lawyer. I live in Seattle, Washington. I love reading, travel, biking and gardening. I have three grown sons and two grandsons. I work part-time as an usher at Benaroya Music Center and as a check in agent for Norwegian, Oceania and Celebrity Cruise Lines in the summer.
That's me in 1963 standing by my first set of wheels, a 1948 Pontiac 2 door sedan. My first adventure traveling was in 1961 when my grandfather and I rode a Greyhound bus from Glendive, Montana to Lima, Ohio. From then on I was hooked on travel. ... full info