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Travel Blogs from Heviz
It is only with the promise of good weather that I head out to Balaton. I could easily stay in Budapest. Getting off the train at Revfulop, it feels like the wrong decision. The station is deserted and dilapidated and nothing seems very exciting. Still, I can see the hostel from the station. It looks very busy and they explain they have a group of cyclists staying. I move to my room and meet Tom. He and the Australian ...
Next we headed towards Lake Balaton in Western Hungary, the Hungarian equivalent of the Shuswap Lake in British Columbia. The lake is enormous with countless surrounding towns and is populated by locals, tourists and part-time residents all of whom come to enjoy the many beaches, hot temperatures and warm waters of this amazing lake. Our first destination was the town of Heviz at the Southwest end of the lake, which ...
... br> On the drive home, we stopped in a town called Tihany that's on a peninsula jutting out into the lake. From a special rock in Tihany you can shout, and whatever you shout bounces off the hills on the other side of the lake and creates an echo!
This week was like a vacation within a vacation. When we weren't busy swimming, we managed to snap a few photos. We hope you enjoy them!
Your Week-Warrior Adventurers,
Katherine and Zack
... a bar open to anyone. They had a classical
folk band and the combo of heat, music and jolly atmosphere made me feel
like I was in the islands. Also the generally feeling that time was of
Much later the two of us still awake went for a swim in the lake
with elegant white swans and a bright moon. My friend, not naming names,
kept complaining it was cold and that he was too much of a pussy to ...
... I continued on the adult path and Alex was sentenced to juvenile for his height and age. He was very upset, he was almost crying.
I actually loved the courses and really like the zip-lines they had going over a small lake with lots of gold-fish. There were several times were I got stuck behind a group of teenagers having fun and shouting and laughing as they tried to throw each other off the ropes and wires ...