Travel Blogs from Balatonfoldvar
... To continue with the wedding anniversary celebrations I even indulged in a chocolate massage. Mmmm came out smelling like a chocolate bar. Now we are back reunited with Skippy, staying just around the corner to the hotel in a marina car park again spoiling ourselfs with something that resembles a ...
... backpackers and we are fairly done in anyway.
Whilst the fabric of the hostel isn't the best, the service and general bonhomie from the people running it makes it a special place indeed.
I need to get an early start for Bratislava so go to bed completely worn out.
No pictures as they are all on the camera. None taken with the tablet. In time, I will upload the camera pictures for all entries.
Music playing on the streets, yacht's sailing, street performers, and seriously hundred of locals wines to be sampled.
Can understand why locals enjoy this area and fair play to town/event organisers in this area, they really know how to cater to every age group and interest.
... dawn. Town is asleep until after noon with some people still wandering home. Its hosts Balaton sound (electronic music festival http://nagyonbalaton.hu/balatonvilagos/ ) each year which was on when we were here. Probably the closet equiv to Ibiza but a lot more affordable and with lots of children activities for families. They have tried to make the shoreline like a beach and they have done a good job of it.
I went west 90km but just for a day trip on my last day in Budapest.
Lake Balaton is meant to the the "real deal". You go there for your summer fun in what is Central Europes largest lake - about 75km long but only about 8km wide ( ave) - Hungary's seaside. All I can say is that I won't be going back and I was so pleased I didn't decide to stay there.
Probably the biggest disapointment is that for much of the part ...