Travel Blogs from Bratislava
... Thirty thousand people were evacuated and lost almost everything they had. I was able to talk to one family and then the wife of the man who leads the Red Cross division for that area. Hearing their stories and how they are recovering broke my heart, but also taught me so much about appreciating what I have. I will never forget my day in Obrenovac.
Sunday was a wonderful day of rest. We ...
... we headed across town to track it down - after sitting in traffic for a while we eventually got to the street where it was located but could not actually find the site - along the road were a few Car Dealerships (Mercedes being the main one), we thought this was a good sign and the people in the Showroom pointed us in the right direction.
We found the site, which around the outside had a bit of Graffiti, ok it cant be like this inside can it? ...
... kielbasa sandwich with fried onions and slathered with a delicious mustard. The sausages are much different here than at home. So many of our sausages are fatty with little balls gristle. Here the sausages are all meat, no fat gristle balls. Delicious!
The Christmas markets all smell the same with cinnamon and mulled wine being the most prevalent. Then you get whiff of toasted nuts and frying onions or even lavender as the markets so far have had at least 1 lavender stall. ...
Slovakia is a created out of the former Czechoslovakia in 1993. Joined the EU in 2004.
We arrived in Bratislave at about 12 noon. Went for a 3 hour city tour after lunch.
Started tour with a drive through the high end residential properties which is very similar to those in West Vancouver - residents of ...
... with them. I love making new friends!
Our tour guide met us in Bratislava at the bus station, right across from Old Town. We saw a statue of Hans Christian Andersen, the German and U.S. Embassies, the set for a movie, and the opera house. The tour guide also showed us where the mayor works, and other city buildings. We saw St. Michael's Tower, that was part of the Medieval city walls, and was one of the few exits out of the Old Town. It dates back to ...
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