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... large hotels and spa complexes around the hot springs and it's hard to take a cheap soak.
I guess we're spoiled buy the likes of Glenwood Hot Springs in Colorado, or especially Chico Hot Springs just outside of Yellowstone National Park in Montana. There, you pay about $10 to choose to sit in either a hot pool or a really hot pool. Cowboy hat is optional.
But Europe is a tad different. In Piestany, where a Roman Legion settled ...
... and has most of the time nice cycling paths alongside it. I stopped at a local lake for lunch & siesta, and tried to cook whole grain rice, except this damn thing takes 30 min to cook, and the wind kept blowing the flame away, so I ate crunchy whole grain rice :) Siesta was good though, and with only 25kms to cover to the campsite in Nove Mesto, I took it easy again, though the ...
... At first the road was a horrible flooded path where I was doing swimming more than riding, and then it was only road till Trnava. In the road one road cyclist rode alongside me for a while, as he was curious about where I was going and stuff, since he was doing that himself too sometimes. So we were just riding side to side on a busy road, chatting casually about cycle touring, until ...
... use the bucket (we laughed every time).
This field trip was to act as a reward to the students for completing the case study, and indeed it was just that. We relaxed and stuffed our faces with more delicious foods. The coordinators organized for us to have a culture sharing activity where each student was to present some sort of song/dance/joke that was representative of their country. Most students chose to play music or show dances such as the tango, ...
... sound amazing! We also spent some time with Janas parents, it was lovely to see them again, they hadn't changed and looked very well! Anna did a fantastic job of translating and it was lovely to catch up with everyone! Later in the afternoon everyone was given the guided tour of the van, everyone seemed very impressed with Simons handy work as we were able to use the iPad to show before and after pictures, we showed pictures of family and our new house! ...