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 ...
... that is so reliant on tourism for its livelihood!? It's baffling! But sometimes, I suppose beggars really can't be choosers.
The next morning we again woke to similar weather so we decided it wasn't in the cards for us to enjoy sunny weather at Lake Balaton! Ready to retire the vehicle for our Slovak-Hungarian road trip, we headed towards Budapest eager to see what the countries capital and largest city had to ...
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 ...
... the trees. One German group of boys kept unclipping each other and cursing at each other in German. Don't even ask why I understood them.
When we were finished Alex came running towards me and Dad and didn't see the big thick metal wire in front of him. He got clothes-lined bad. The wire hit him square on the jaw and knocked him on to the ground. Ouch.
Then we checked into our hotel, went to the market and had dinner. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed