Travel Blogs from Bratislava, Slovakia

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On the Ropes, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

On the Ropes

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... , but the basic forms seemed to have remained the same over the centuries. From the castle, we went downhill to Bratislava's historic area. It had a smattering of Historicist architecture and many churches. It may have been the least interesting capital ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by budz888

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... able to point out that it waw the Sydney Swans playing. After class everyone mingled for a bit then I was off on the first bus to Bratislava with Oleksandr, the Ukrainian who'll be helping me find my way by bus and train and bus to L'viv. One of the ...

Bratislava by Bus, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava by Bus

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... on decorative clocks. The big fact I got out of the trip was that at one time half of the clock-makers in Slovakia were working in Bratislava, but that wasn't a big surprise as most of the rest of the cities seem relatively small and there weren't that ...

Slav, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Slav

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... !!  The border control guys weren't exactly thorough, a quick glance at the front cover of my passport was sufficient for them. Bratislava is in an unusual place for a capital city - right in the South West of the country, and close to borders with ...

a German turtle, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

a German turtle

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... store, while Marcin was staying with our backpacks. Trying to continue the escape before the rain, we would take a train to Bratislava. This time we were just watching the city`s railway station. We were sitting there at the stairs, observing people ...

Last day in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Last day in Bratislava

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... nbsp; To build the bridge they had to knock down a heap of old buildings, and also the old Jewish synagogue, what the strut??! Bratislava does have a lot of pavement cafes and bars, so if you like people watching then this would be a good place for ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... home after two years with the peace Corps in Romania. We compared photographs, tales of travelling and maybe solved some of the world's problems over a bottle of beer. If you want to see Bratislava before everyone discovers how fine it is, go ...

Not Like the Movies, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Not Like the Movies

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... from Playboy, who I believe was supplying chunks of the crowd with free magazines. If nothing else I enjoyed the irony as much as I enjoyed the day. So even though Eurotrip says that Bratislava can be "wery depressing," I found it be a fine little ...

Eastern European Word Games, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Eastern European Word Games

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... was being raised. In no time we were speeding down the river in the slender tube-like, glass enclosed hovercraft, heading for Bratislava, Slovakia, Ellen's ancestral homeland. Hiro and I were the only smokers on-board it seemed - banished to the cold, ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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Bratislava connects with Bosham, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava connects with Bosham

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... on our guard as we move on. The afternoon was a real day off, wnadering around the beautifully relaxed and compact Bratislava.  A heavenly internet cafe provided chance to skype our buddies from Williams Road.  We had been well prepared by a ...

Bratislava - Hydrofoil Trip., Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava - Hydrofoil Trip.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Looking at the map while in Vienna we could see that Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia was very close and what the hell we should make the effort to visit. We went there by hydrofoil, down the Danube River, on a beautiful warm sunny day. The trip ...

Miserable City, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Miserable City

A travel blog entry by easties

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... looking bored stiff - they must have been there for a week or so. Then once over the border and approaching Bratislava we found a miserable jobs worth petrol pump attendant and loads of communist style anonymous housing blocks of flats. The centre of ...

onward to bratislava, Vienna wrapup, on to bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

onward to bratislava

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... telltale graffiti in places, some run down buildings, but mostly is very beautiful and relatively clean. Really a stunning city. Bratislava, though, covered in graffiti. There are still nice areas, along the Danube and the downtown looked nice from my ...

Adrians Birthday in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Adrians Birthday in Bratislava

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... cold), cake and champers she piled up with shoes, chocolates, beauty products... It snowed pretty much the whole time we were in Bratislava, which makes a pretty place prettier in my view and leads to snow jumping, snow fights, snow men etc. Lots of ...

Exploring an eastern european country in ..., Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Exploring an eastern european country in ...

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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... an Eastern European country in the company of two hard-core evangelical conspiracy-theorists is a lesson in tolerance. Bratislava, the captial of Slovakia, is still coming to terms with backpacker tourism. Budget accomodation is in short supply, so when ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by jag

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... at 7am. I am getting used to these early and late night travel times. It was a 3-hour bus ride from Budapest to Bratislava the capital of Slovakia and once again I let my first impressions get the better of me. After thinking 'what a dump'. But of course ...

Confooosed by the Danooobe, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Confooosed by the Danooobe

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... long bridge.  We crossed the border into Slovakia, we immediately noticed the difference, a much less developed place.  Entering Bratislava was very mellow, the decision however to press on to a campsite on the other side of the city was a ...

Not practically neighbours with Berlin, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Not practically neighbours with Berlin

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... in hostels after two weeks of luxurious but boring hotels. But this place is more like a house, and everyone is really friendly. Bratislava doesn't actually have a whole lot to see or do, but it's been great just chilling out and relaxing here for a ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by jag

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... which gave it a completely different feel. We visited the St Martins Cathedral, Grassalkovich Palace, Church of Holy Trinity and Bratislava Castle sitting above of the city. The Christmas decorations that had gone up and heaps of festive markets helped ...

Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Slovakia

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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I took a bus from Prague, Czech Republic to Bratislava, Slovakia merely because I saw a flyer advertising cheap bus rides for the bargain price of 9 euro. It actually ended up being 13 plus 1 euro for my backpack but still a reasonably cheap ride to ...

Wide Open, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Wide Open

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... leave and go onward. It's a day trip from Vienna on the pathway between Prague and Budapest often. I feel sorry for them because Bratislava still has a lot to discover and the people here are so friendly. I've spend about twenty-four hours here and I've ...

The Slav!, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

The Slav!

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

One of the guys from work, Sean, was due to get married later in the year, so a big group of us headed off to Bratislava for the Stag weekend.  Unfortunitely due to the Law of the Stag, I can't mention anything that went on during the weekend.  ...

Bratislava! Quentin Tarantino got it wrong, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava! Quentin Tarantino got it wrong

A travel blog entry by kabsa2laksa

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... there are a few tourists but most of the local Slovaks go back to their original cities (much of Bratislava's population are actually from elsewhere in Slovakia). One thing is clear: Quentin Tarantino was quite fantasies with his "Hostel" movie: I didn't ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by chris74

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Not a lot to report from here. I was told that it would only take me the afternoon to see this city and that was pretty accurate. After a few hours walking we had seen the old town, visited the Christmas markets and covered the Castle district. The ...

Little Big City, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Little Big City

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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When I said I was heading to Bratislava, most people would comment that it was a nice place, but you really only needed a day there. After having seen it for myself, I would agree. It is a lovely city, but doesn't have a lot to see or do. I wouldn't skip ...

Vienna city tour and Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Vienna city tour and Bratislava

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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... the Ferris Wheel built in the late 1800's. Crossed over the Danube and it is not blue. Afternoon drive to Bratislava the capital of Slovakia. Local guide Eva, we visited the medieval castle and walked through the old fortified town. Bratislava has some ...

Awesome Road Trip, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Awesome Road Trip

A travel blog entry by john.babinec

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... extremely expensive visits to Cannes and Venice, I decided it would be better to just continue on to my next destination, Bratislava, Slovakia. As I officially crossed the border into Slovakia, I couldn't help but remember the last time I was there when ...

a day trip to Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

a day trip to Slovakia

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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My new buddy, Christine, surprised me with a day trip to Slovakia...it was a beautiful day! And another amazing country to add to my ...

Bratislava - Day 1, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava - Day 1

A travel blog entry by tomshearer

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... than last time. The whole of the front of the building has been repainted making it look alot less grotty! We arrived in Bratislava at 18:00 after a very comfortable flight; the plane was quiet and there was loads of leg room and no turbulence - ...

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