Travel Blogs from Oravsky, Slovakia

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Saving the Best for Last, Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia travel blog

Saving the Best for Last

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... when I would be done with what I intended to see. When I figured out my itinerary for Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, and Slovakia, I still had a few days left at the end to fill. In Budapest, I decided I'd stop in Vienna since everything in ...

Mediaeval dreams in Krakow and Orava Castle, Oravský Castle, Slovakia travel blog

Mediaeval dreams in Krakow and Orava Castle

A travel blog entry by felixandfloss

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... ;We packed up and moved out into yet another traffic jam. Finally we made it past and were sailing along toward Slovakia on beautiful winding and rolling roads through lush hills peppered with hand stacked drying hay and little villages tucked into the ...

In and out of Poland, Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia travel blog

In and out of Poland

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman

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... the small town of Oravský Podzámok where we will visit the famous Orava Castle, reputed to be the most beautiful castle in Slovakia.  We hope to find lodging near to the castle so we can visit on foot tomorrow. We first see the imposing 12th ...

Oh no! Not another damn castle, Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia travel blog

Oh no! Not another damn castle

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman

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... on a hill overlooking the village of Oravský Podzámok, on a bend in the River Orava, in north eastern Slovakia.    It was first mentioned in chronicles dating back to 1267 but there had certainly been fortifications long before that. It ...

Oravsky hrad, Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia travel blog

Oravsky hrad

A travel blog entry by mimiama

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Small incident in a pretty country and a rival bus, Oravsky, Slovakia travel blog

Small incident in a pretty country and a rival bus

A travel blog entry by travelinkerry

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... , so I quickly closed the door and ran out! I don't think he saw me, well at least I hope not! Going through Slovakia was really pretty except for some work-plants that ruined the scenery in certain areas. Tunde even pointed out an area where Gypsies ...

Day 10 - A Long Long Day On The Bus - Part 1, Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia travel blog

Day 10 - A Long Long Day On The Bus - Part 1

A travel blog entry by ourgreatescapes

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We were up and out of the hotel at 7:00 AM on our way to Krakow, Poland. We crossed over the boarder into Slovakia, and stopped for a coffee break.  Back on the bus we continued our journey, stopping for lunch around mid-day.Before leaving Slovakia ...

Slovakia 2008, Dolina Lahota and Oravsky Podzamok, Slovakia travel blog

Slovakia 2008

A travel blog entry by kzahora

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... in Europe and at least two in Slovakia.  I found several Zahoras in Dolina Lahota and sent them letters in English and Slovakia. Was I ever surprised when Stefan Zahora left me a message in English on my answering machine.  To make a long story ...

Oravsky Castle, Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia travel blog

Oravsky Castle

A travel blog entry by translucent

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... the road, you can also eat traditional sausages with Zlaty Mnich beer, or buy some wooden souvenirs here. It's worth mentioning, however, that Slovakia has just entered the eurozone and for this reason is no longer as cheap as it used to be. The castle ...

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