August 2018


Planning for South East Europe

We have just had a forward planning meeting and here’s what has been loosely decided… Croatia – we’re still planning to spend about 2 weeks in Croatia.  Our research has shown that most of the ‘things to do’ are along the coast, about 500km from our current location. This would mean that to be here […]

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Hungarian round-up…

Even though we have spent 3 weeks in total in Hungary we haven’t done as much cycling as we might have expected, as there was a lot of socialising to be done! We had a day off up in the north east, time off in Budapest, holidayed on Lake Balaton and chilled in Pecs. Hungary […]

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The hidden gems of southern Hungary

One thing that we forgot to include on the last blog entry that fits nicely below this heading, was that on the last night at the campsite in Vekeny, there was a meteor storm and we were lucky enough to see about 6 shooting stars.  At the same time we could see Venus, Mars, Saturn […]

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More friendly Hungarians

We packed up our camp in slow motion.  When we set up it seemed like a good idea to be in the shade, but the tent was pretty dewy when woke and it took a while to dry out, which we did by following the sun in different, empty, pitches. As we left the site […]

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Hanging out with the Hungarian holidaymakers

So, as Nigel finished off in his last post we arrived at Hotel Lelle in Balatonlelle to spend 2 nights with Eva, Richard, and her family (Mum, Dad, sister, 14-year old neice and 11-year old nephew) to experience a real Hungarian holiday! The hotel has not had an upgrade since it’s communist days, when apparently […]

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The road to Communism…

Firstly, we neglected to mention in the last entry that we really like Budapest! It’s a great city with loads to do and see and we barely touched on what it has to offer, so I think we’ll be back sometime in the future. I have mentioned before that getting into a city on a […]

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