Beius Travel Blog› entry 9 of 10 › view all entries
May 20th, 2006 – by: ingrid_margrete
They sold pigs, thats not unusual. But whats's unusual is that they sold their pigs out of the trunk of their Mercedes! What a sight! And they did not only sell animals at the animal market, they also sold animal products. Meat, skin, fur, and all sorts of usefull (and useless) equipment.
After a tour around the animal market we got back in the van and drove for a while out of town to the famous Bear Caves! This place i really recommend if you ever should turn out to be in the area, it was amazing!! Unlike what I thought at first, there are no bears in the bear cave :p But they believe it was, hundreds of years ago! You can clearly see that there has been some sort of society there manyyears ago.
The inside is so amazing it is hard to describe, the pictures will have to do the job :p But it was very cold in there! around 5 celcius, which is quite cold compared to the 25 celcius outside :p
We had a guided tour around the cave, which ended where they had found the skeleton of an animal I don't know of. But this was not the end of the cave. Apparently it was a much biggar hall through a small hole we could see in the wall, just big enough to fot a rather tiny person. Wrokers have been there investigating the other side but they will not let tourists in because it is not safe, yet. But it probably will be in the future!
After the visit in the cave we stopped for lunch at a very touristy restaurant just outside the cave.
After lunch we headed back towards Beius, but we stopped at a really old, tiny church on the way. It had a lot of history behind it, and inside it was covered with artworks from different periods of time, going waaaay back! And inside it smelled really old! hehe
When we arrived back in Beius wehad some time for ourselves to explore the town before it was time for dinner. Me and some friends were actually rather tired, so we didn't go and do much shopping unlike some of the others :p we were more focused on getting something to drink and relax, so we sat down and just watched what passed us, until we discovered that we were sitting in an army of ants! then it was time to head back for dinner.
As this was our last day in Beius, we went out to the bars again at night, but this time we had invited some of the locals we had been working with all day to join us. We had a really great time until we had to get back to bed, as we were leaving early next morning, Typically it rained so much as I have never seen before just when we started to walk home. The rain actually felt painful when it hit me while I was running!
Before we got to bed we did some packing, getting ready for the loooong long drive back to Budapest the following day :p
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