Karos Spa Hotel
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Hévis is a funny old place. First night in, we just went out for a wander and discovered that there is the world's biggest thermal peat lake in Hévis. Apparently it is a miracle cure for all sorts of ailments. So the place is set up for, and crawling with, geriatrics who wander the streets with bathing rings wearing terry-towelling robes. Its very disturbing! Jo has been joking that we've stepped into a real-life version of the movie ...
... time for a little history lesson, stopping off at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Being one of the earliest camps setup, it was full of harrowing stories during its various phases during the war and also after the war when the soviets used it for similar purposes. It was a tough day, but well worth the visit.
... had every other day, that we realised how tired we had become. So, after trying out the medicinal thermal waters of Lake Heviz we felt somewhat rejuvenated and glowing (may possibly have been the radium in the water...) before venturing to Lake Balaton itself. It would appear that other than two English tourists we met in Tapolca, we were quite the Nigel-no-friends in this part of the world. Industrial looking Germans and Russians abound at ...
Irány Magyarorszáááááág! - Hamarosan visszatérek! ;-)
A fotókról: Egy kis kertészkedés mindenkinek kell! Made in Hungary :-)
On my way tooooooo Hungary! Hasta la vista, folks! ;-)
About the photos: Some works in the garden will do you good! Made in Hungary ...
... an idea!
As soon as one enters the lake, it's immediately clear that it is all natural. There were beautiful lily pads growing throughout and plants growing from the bottom of the lake upwards that tickle your feet as you swim by. The lakes water renews itself every 2-3 days so there is an abundance of life thriving off the rich mineral waters that come up from the Earth. Lots of "floaties" in the water too... ...