Travel Blogs from Szombathely
Bit of a sleep in today and a much needed "rest day" Arber and I cooked us pancakes for breakfast.. Yummy!! Then we set about doing some laundry etc so that we had something to wear as we had just about run out from Kosovo. I entered work mode and did a couple hours of stuff, emails etc... Arber and I were in need of some fresh air, so we set off on a walk through the "forest", or as ...
Arriving just in the nick of time, Arber and Besim collected us from Vienna airport just as their was a suspicious unattended bag in the arrivals section of the he airport. It was closed off as the police invaded the area, cutting it off - no one could get in, or out... Catastrophe averted, we were on our way to Arber's house in Stoob (about 45 minute driven from Vienna) After suffering mild whip-lash rom Besim's rally ...
... farewell. Adam looked good again today. He was able get up and walk outside to see us off. In addition, everyone else got in line and we shook hands, cried, hugged and cried some more when we bid our farewells to everyone. Milazim (cousin from Austria) and Baci Ramadan took us to the airport where we got on our flight unscathed. I must say, the Kosovo community has definitely emerged ...
... of the May Day celebrations and we think it is kind of a variation on a Maypole. We have seen them in many towns and cities in Austria.
The food is all organic and locally sourced. The dinner buffet offered a wide range of food including lamb, fish, salads, pasts, beef, and a range of desserts and cheese.
This has been a welcome break from being a tourist. Tomorrow we head to Rust for one night before returning the rental car in ...
Our hotel for the next few days is a Sport Hotel(!!) So, we are all on a little bit of a health kick!
The hotel comes with a large gym which is free for guests to use - we took advantage of that alot!! There's also a bowling alley inside the hotel. In our heads, we were imagining a big hi-tech bowling centre like David Lloyd; what we got was a VERY dated room that smelt like sick and 3 VERY old bowling lanes with what looked like melons for bowling balls. Still, we ...
Other places to stay in Szombathely
Bartok Bela Korut 39, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $104
11-es Huszar ut 118, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $52
Deak F u 3-5, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $100
Minerva u. 4., Szombathely | Hotelfrom $77
Szent Istvan park 15, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $34