If we close our eyes we imagine the well-known Hungarian holiday destination something like this:
This is only natural, as most of us visit Lake Balaton precisely when the sky is blue and clear, so that we can swim and sunbathe to our hearts’ content. However, the so-called ‘Hungarian sea’ has a dark side as well, one that shows itself in stormy weather.
As a cold front arrived in Hungary from the West to East, it reached and passed the summer-holiday districts too, such as Lake Balaton. The National Meteorological Service announced a level 2 warning all over Hungary.
Here are some amazing portraits of the more ‘violent’ side of the lake, as it appears during the storms, heavy winds and rain.You can view a number of photos of this lesser-seen side of Balaton below: