Travel Blogs from Szeged
... stood up for me in the bus.
An outstanding achievement for a little country. This was the smallest World Titles we have ever been at in terms of countries. There were only 30 countries here this time. The GFC has made an impact and many countries who normally attend couldn't come this time.
The coach and her husband who was the sweep took the team and bought them all a beer after their ...
... I think, so far. The best ever result and we still have one more day of racing.
Haven't been able to see much of Szeged as we went to the race venue at 7.15 am this morning and returned to the hotel at 7 pm. Just too tired to walk into town after dinner.
The thing about this level of competition is that it is all encompassing. There is not much time for anything else. Even being a spectator is exhausting.
The temperature here is very hot and quite draining. Hungarians are lovely people but they haven't discovered yet about the dangers of the sun. They were marshalling the teams an hour before the race and expecting them to stand in 30+ degree heat and got vey upset when the teams kept going to the shade.
It was very well run and went smoothly with the last race being run about 5pm. All in all a good day.
one of the benefits of this hotel ...
The team went off to have training at the venue this morning.
I checked out the thermal pools which is attached to the hotel. The medicinal pools were green and very hot but the first one had floaty things which I didn't quite feel comfortable there. I tried all the jacuzzi pools but came back waiting for Warren to return.
When he came in he wasn't feeling too well but we walked into town for lunch. About two hours on , he had a temperature and just wanted to ...
... anyhow. No buses. It seems Romania is a no go area. They don't like them at all ( took our land after WW1 ). Everywhere I asked just gave me the cold shoulder and "good luck". However, have worked out I can get a bus to the Hungarian border town about 50km away so will do that and then walk, if need be, to the first town in Romania - Arad. I have all day and its only another ...