Beta Hotel Hullám
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... and an old lady gives us a peach each when we explain that we don't want a whole bag. They are delicious.
With time for a beer at the lake before returning the bikes, we then head down to swim in the lake. Cooler than we were expecting, we are pleased to have been in anyway. And I am pleased that I did come here after all.
Once again, we eat the meal the hostel cooks for us but it's a quiet night ...
... that is so reliant on tourism for its livelihood!? It's baffling! But sometimes, I suppose beggars really can't be choosers.
The next morning we again woke to similar weather so we decided it wasn't in the cards for us to enjoy sunny weather at Lake Balaton! Ready to retire the vehicle for our Slovak-Hungarian road trip, we headed towards Budapest eager to see what the countries capital and largest city had to ...
... to the birthday party upon arrival at the lake last Saturday, and despite the fact that most of the activities were in Hungarian we still had fun. We thought we had a fighting chance at charades, but even that is played differently. Nevertheless, I managed to guess "butter" and Zack got "gypsey" so on some level we were able to participate. The party was for a friend turning 30, so we winery hopped played different games at each stop along the way. No bouncy castles ...
... to the small town of Revuflop. And
staying at my hostel. Coincidence!
We lazed at the beach all afternoon. Of course there was no sand so
we lay on the grass. Totes better than rocks. It was the first time I've
ever had to pay for a beach. The idea of privately owned beaches is
just so repulsive to New Zealanders, but when in Europe one must do as
the Europeans do.
Back at the hostel we ...
... the trees. One German group of boys kept unclipping each other and cursing at each other in German. Don't even ask why I understood them.
When we were finished Alex came running towards me and Dad and didn't see the big thick metal wire in front of him. He got clothes-lined bad. The wire hit him square on the jaw and knocked him on to the ground. Ouch.
Then we checked into our hotel, went to the market and had dinner. ...
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