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 ...
... 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 ...
Zack and I just spent the last week at the largest and most popular lake in Hungary: Lake Balaton. The lake is HUGE, as in the average width of the lake is 5 miles across. Besides admiring the vastness of the lake, we also "enjoyed" seeing lots of sunburnt skin - as in more skin than anyone ever needs to see. Ever. We also cooked LOTS of Hungarian food, drank wine (which the region is famous for), and attended a genuine Hungarian birthday party.
... 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 ...