Travel Blogs from Keszthely
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 ...
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.
... to rain and cool weather that wasn't clearing up any time soon. Determined to see Heviz Lake regardless, we set off to enjoy soaking in the thermal waters. Thankfully the lakes temperature remains around 38 degrees Celsius so the absolute downpour and cool weather didn't affect our visit in the least. Unfortunately, we didn't have a camera to capture any photos in the Lake, so we've included some we found online so you ...
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.
... Pista also picked and gave us flowers and gave us some of his wine to take with us.
Leslie Szabo was on the side of the road on our way back, and since Thomas thought he used to live in Csorna, we stopped to talk to him. Mom found out that he's possibly a third cousin as Antal and Istvan Markus were brothers and he is descended from Antal. Thomas will check further into this for Mom.
We moved onward to Eva's mother's at Karad. Along the road we saw ...
Other places to stay in Keszthely
Pazmany Peter u. 1, Keszthely | 3 star pensionfrom $57