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Travel Blogs from Heviz
... 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 ...
... of Heviz Lake; the world’s biggest biologically active natural medicinal lake and the second largest thermal lake in the world. A couple of days enjoying the sun in lake country is just what we needed.
Of course we couldn't stay in Heviz without first having a visit to the medicinal lake. We woke up the next morning with hopes of clear skies and eager for our weekday visit to the lake. Unfortunately we ...
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.
... local Riesling with a philosophical
Chicagoan and my pastry chef Dutch roommate. In Germany even the guys
drink wine spritzers. They would be labelled 'girly' back home for sure.
But here it's just an inside joke with myself.
I had my first legit goulash. Was super good, especially after waiting until 9 thirty for dinner. If I'd know it's be so late I would have gotten two dinners in!
At the hostel ...
... we went to a rope course. Complete with helmets, belt and climbing gloves, Alex and I attempted to teach ourselves to climb and swing and use a zip-line. We did very well on the adult course 7. Only after that did we see the training course you were supposed to go through first and only then did we find out hat we had just been in the hardest course there. We then went through the training and were sent into two ...