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Travel Blogs from Heviz
... 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 ...
... of Heviz Lake; the world’s biggest biologically active natural medicinal lake and the second largest thermal lake in the world. A couple of days enjoying the sun in lake country is just what we needed.
Of course we couldn't stay in Heviz without first having a visit to the medicinal lake. We woke up the next morning with hopes of clear skies and eager for our weekday visit to the lake. Unfortunately we ...
... hats were involved.
The next day we drove to a beautiful summer house lent to us by a family friend of Gabor, and we spent the remainder of the week sleeping in, swimming in the lake,
exploring the ruins of a local hill fort , looking at the stars through the telescope, drinking wine, and teaching a Hungarian and a Dane baseball! We also cooked and ate A LOT! While we literally Bar-B-Q'ed food, we figuratively Bar-B-Q'ed in the heat, but it was worth ...
... 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 ...
... we went to a rope course. Complete with helmets, belt and climbing gloves, Alex and I attempted to teach ourselves to climb and swing and use a zip-line. We did very well on the adult course 7. Only after that did we see the training course you were supposed to go through first and only then did we find out hat we had just been in the hardest course there. We then went through the training and were sent into two ...