Hotel Eger Park
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- Swimming pool
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- Pets allowed
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... closed, it was a very civilized and pretty quick process.
The baths themselves are in fact (as the name implies) in a series of caves. They were natural at one point, but they have come through and made the floors flat and smooth, and integrated their network of pools into the various rooms of the cave. The main pool (swimming pool temperature), is like a lazy river winding its way through a figure 8 of channels that are alternately bright and dim, ...
... go skiing as well. Fortunately after some Hungarian-English negotiations, Laura managed to get them to tell us to sit and wait in the corner of the room. It was not too long before a few people started returning their morning rentals (just long enough that they got the bathroom reopened, which also helped improve everyone's mood), and soon we were out the door with skis for the boys, snowboards for the parents, and fancy new electronic ...
... and seemed to get even steeper a little ways down - from the top it looked like it just dropped over a cliff. The sledders were stopping themselves before the drop off, but we did watch one boy running after his green sled as it disappeared off the end of the world. It was definitely colder at the top, so we opted to go back to the original hill for a few more runs. Everyone got cold faster the second time, so after one last long run (we couldn't convince them to ...
... but given that it is actually faster to drive around the mountain range as it is to drive over it, and both are on the order of two hours, it should be clear that there are not really mountains in Hungary - just the start of the alps I guess. Keith wrote down some directions before we left, but within 30 minutes I abandoned them and used Google maps on my phone. We get some data free with our monthly pay-as-you-go plan and if we use it all ...
... stairwell and back into the main room. Oh well, it was still well worth the 100 HF.
We finished up our tour of Eger by continuing to meander around the town. It was really nice to be away from the big city, without a large list of sights and attractions that had to be seen ASAP. We made the best of our short time here before heading back to Budapest before packing to head out to ...