Travel Blogs from Presov, Slovakia

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Slovakia is beautiful, and it is small., Bardejov, Slovakia travel blog

Slovakia is beautiful, and it is small.

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

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We entered Slovakia in the  south and in one and a half day, we were at the border with Poland. That's hardly possible in the Netherlands (also because it doesn't border on Poland :=) But on this short trip and in the following 4 days, we have ...

Nov 18, 2009, Tatranská Lomnica, Slovakia travel blog

Nov 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by senmaster

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Caves/castles, Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia travel blog

Caves/castles

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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We awoke to a magnificent view of the High Tatra Mountains. Made our way into Slovakia which was only a few kilometres away, our first stop was Belianska cave in the Tatra nature reserve. It's the length of 3017m but as tourists we only saw 1370m, it was ...

Up to the Five Polish Lakes, Piec Stawów Polskich, Poland travel blog

Up to the Five Polish Lakes

A travel blog entry by skicabin

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(13.06 km; 6 hrs 53 min; 1053m ascent; 631m descent) Today was supposed to be our easy day, and also our day for checking out the bus system. Breakfast was at 7:30 am, so we packed what we would need for the overnight trip and then went down to ...

A grand day out ... hiking all down hill, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia travel blog

A grand day out ... hiking all down hill

A travel blog entry by stupidbunny

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We rode up the gondola, then hiked down, like the 'Merican wimps we are. ...

another walk, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

another walk

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... All of 30km.  Going no where fast!!! Zdiar still in the Tatra mountains, well in the foothills.  Its almost on the Slovakia - Polish border.  Just a small place that runs along the highway - accom places and a few restaurants only.  It ...

Na Havaj!, Havaj, Slovakia travel blog

Na Havaj!

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Tak a ideme na Havaj! Odkedy som pred rokom objavil tu obec pri Michalovciach som sa sem chcel vypravit. No nie je to skvele?! Ani nemusite daleko cestovat a prekonavat posun casu a mozte byt na Havaji! To je ...

Middle of nowhere and loving it, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

Middle of nowhere and loving it

A travel blog entry by patrick_viajero

Zdiar is great!  The hostel I'm at has an amazing view of the Tatra Mountains just on the porch!  The effort into getting here was definitely worth it and I can even see myself staying more than the 2 nights I booked.  This is a place to ...

Aug 01, 2011, Stary Smokovec, Slovakia travel blog

Aug 01, 2011

A travel blog entry by jaunt360

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Solivarske Ceterne, Soľná Baňa, Slovakia travel blog

Solivarske Ceterne

A travel blog entry by thailon

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... bjekt na uskladnenie solanky v drevenych nadrziach. http://coord.info/GC1R54R ...

Štrbské Pleso, Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia travel blog

Štrbské Pleso

A travel blog entry by mimiama

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Štrbské ...

High Tatras, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia travel blog

High Tatras

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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We had to go into town for money and to buy food for our picnic lunch. The kids also rode the "bobsled" a couple of times -- looks like a fun way to come down the hill. From the hotel, we walked to the base of the cable car -- no lines and no waiting ...

Sauerkraut and strudel, Stary Smokovec, Slovakia travel blog

Sauerkraut and strudel

A travel blog entry by mrandmrstopp

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Our plans were orginally to do another hike up a different part of the mountain range, but with the weather much the same as yesterday we figured that one trail is much the same as another when you cant see what lies beyond it. Option 2 was to go see a ...

Elite 8 plus Kate, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

Elite 8 plus Kate

A travel blog entry by brett-millie

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... the two countries. Unfortunately it took us a little while to find the border as we were walking around asking people which way to Slovakia, when they actually call it Slovensko. Zdiar is a small town (population 1300) in a valley at the foot of the ...

V muzeu Andyho Warhola, Medzilaborce, Slovakia travel blog

V muzeu Andyho Warhola

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Priamo z Havaja ideme do Medzilaboriec. Pre niekoho v strede sveta a pre niekoho takmer na konci. Ale pre nas hlavne obdarene muzeom moderneho umenia Andyho Warhola. Ked sme prisli k muzeu, tak uz skupinka mladych Ciganom okupovala miestnu fontanu ...

Rysy, Popradské Pleso, Slovakia travel blog

Rysy

A travel blog entry by skicabin

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(12.22 km; 8 hrs 28 min; 947m ascent; 999m descent) Last night there had been loud voices and crashing of furniture until 1:30 am, so we had rather a sleepless night. But we got up at 8 am to get ready for our hike up Rysy. For breakfast we ordered ...

Do kupelov, Bardejov, Slovakia travel blog

Do kupelov

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Z Presova vyrazame priamo na sever a nasim dnesnym vecernym cielom je Bardejov, kde aj prenocujeme. Vecer sme ale este stihli prehliadku Bardejov a jeho nadherneho zachovaleho stredovekeho hlavneho namestia a nakoniec dna sme si dali prechadzku po ...

Slovensky Raj, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Slovensky Raj

A travel blog entry by andread

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Slovensky Raj (Slovak Paradise) is a huge national park just outside of Levoca. We were ready for some time outdoors and the parks hiking trails seemed just the ticket. We started the day with a visit to the Dobsinka Ice Caves. We didn't want to wait ...

Spissky Hrad, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Spissky Hrad

A travel blog entry by andread

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... out of town we drove through progressively more dilapidated housing, proving that the line in our guidebook about some of the Roma in Slovakia living in medieval squalor was not an exxageration. It put a bit of a damper on what was otherwise a very good ...

Drevene kostoliky, Korejovce, Slovakia travel blog

Drevene kostoliky

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Sme na ceste z Dukly. A pozerajuc na mapu severnejsie dnes uz asi nepojdeme. Zazreli sme tabulu upozornujucu na drevene kostoliky (tu volaju kostoly "Cerkvy") a tak sa vydavam za znackou na objavnu cestu po tychto unikatnych narodnych kulturnych ...

Woke up with sunshine...., Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia travel blog

Woke up with sunshine....

A travel blog entry by volksingmatilda

... have a hot coffee in the warmth and comfort of the flat. We  also decided today that it would be our last day here in Slovakia and we will be heading to Krakow tomorrow. We'll be thre for a couple of days before heading to Auschwitz and to Wroclaw( ...

Sleepy Slovakia pt.2, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Sleepy Slovakia pt.2

A travel blog entry by markandrews

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... actually really good) for a while, I went to sleep, ready for another early start in the morning. Will get photos for the last couple of entries up soon, so check back at some time if you're interested, there was some pretty cool scenery in Slovakia. ...

Kamzík, Medved en tri piva voor 2,43, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia travel blog

Kamzík, Medved en tri piva voor 2,43

A travel blog entry by eyre

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Aangezien Patricia en ik nog steeds bijna buren zijn, hoewel ze terug is in Bratislava, stond een tripje naar Slowakije nog op het program. En omdat ik Bratislava al kende, en Patricia het daar ook wel gezien had, gingen we een weekendje naar het verre ...

Feb 29, 2012, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia travel blog

Feb 29, 2012

A travel blog entry by petricek

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The Spis Region (pronounced Shpeesh), Levoča, Slovakia travel blog

The Spis Region (pronounced Shpeesh)

A travel blog entry by jcrane

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We arrived bright and early in Poprad, East Slovakia. We thought we would try our luck and head straight for Levoca, a beautiful town that claims to have the world's highest Gothic altar. Slovak hospitality welcomed us early into our rooms so that we ...

Bardejov - under construction, Bardejov, Slovakia travel blog

Bardejov - under construction

A travel blog entry by jcrane

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Like Levoca, Bardejov is a town that was built by the Saxons. Large numbers of Germans still lived in this area of Slovakia until the mass expulsions of the late 1940's. The main square sports the former homes of the Saxon weavers and the Jewish families ...

Another Day, Another Country (Slovakia), Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Another Day, Another Country (Slovakia)

A travel blog entry by andread

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The drive to Levoca went much more smoothly. The border crossing was a little challenging as we had no common language, but I guess we look harmless. The border guard did manage to mock John's passport photo--it's good to know some things can cross any ...

Hiking, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

Hiking

A travel blog entry by jarosin

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... the last entry we travelled to Eastern Hungary and visited two villages where my Great Grandparents came from.  Then we travleed to Slovakia and went to another village of my ancestors.  Today we took an eight hour hike in the High ...

More up Hill, more Castle, Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia travel blog

More up Hill, more Castle

A travel blog entry by abergsma

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*Side note:  I clearly do not have a capitalization scheme for my titles, that must be really irritating (or it would be if that sort of thing bothered you).  Don't expect it to get better!*  Had trouble sleeping, but was still up before ...

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