Travel Blogs from Keszthely
... 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 ...
... a bit surprised we were having what seemed like an algae bath!
The afternoon rolled by and with hopes of a sunny day ahead, we decided to book a second night in the lake region on the Northern side of the lake. I think we truly outdid ourselves on dinner in this town...canned peaches, bread and Nutella - a culinary delight! Why is it that everything closes so early and you can't find a decent restaurant in ...
... 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 ...
... sight seeing except looking at all the sorts of people down at the beach. Some interesting outfit choices.
Even if Hungary is a tad strange with it's inwards opening double
windows and toilets with '**** shelves' I have had a fair bit of fun
here. I'm getting to the stage of realising that it's not so much the
places but the people that make traveling so amazing.
xoxo totally chilled crazy unicorn gangsta
Today we left Budapest and drove an hour to Lake Balaton. All the HUngarians flock here because it's the closest thing they have to an ocean and it's the biggest lake in Europe. We had pizza along the lake while listening to the waiters scream at the cooks who war ringing bells every few seconds for them to deliver the food. Big headache.
Then we did one of the worst things in the world for a person ...
Other places to stay in Keszthely
Balatonpart 5, Keszthely | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Lovassy u 20, Keszthely | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Erzsebet Kiralnye Utja 23, Keszthely | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Kisfaludy u 11, Keszthely | Hotelfrom $19
Erzsebet kiralyne st 18, Keszthely | 3 star hotelfrom $43
Pazmany Peter u 14, Keszthely | 3 star hotelfrom $62
8360 Keszthely, Keszthely | Hotelfrom $65