Hotel Martinske Hole
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Martin
Are we human or are we dancers? Listening to the killers on a local radio station we bust some moves whilst I try and figure out how to drive (probably not a good combination!). Driving in the left seat on the right side of the road and changing gears with the right hand is a weird experience, I did manage to pull out on the wrong side of the road! Our first visit is an old mining town 'Banska Stievnika' with tiered churches up the hill, I hike up to say ...
After looking at the weather forecast last night and this morning I knew I wasn't going far. It was saying it was going to be cloudy with more snow that evening. It wasn't cloudy all day and there was a lot of clear skies and the views where fantastic, so in the afternoon I went to to local town to ...
... I stopped to take a photo when it started to snow. I just to took it in my stride thinking its just part of the adventure.
the pass was at 800m and as I started to wind down to the plateau I was sheltered by the trees then, it started to level out about 600m and the temperature roped down to 0.5 C. I was just thinking I not long know until I hit ...
... the cityscapes we had been driving through thus far. One of the more popular things to do in Slovakia is hike through the Tatra Mountains. There are locations with almost rainforest-like scenery and wooden ladders left in place for hikers to scramble around various areas. We wouldn't have time to see those sights today since we needed to be in Poland by Saturday and the hikes generally take a full day themselves. The scenery wasn't lost on ...
... and territorial squabbles.
The mining magnate Thurzo family, who took charge in the mid 16th century, were responsible for a great deal of rebuilding work, although its present form was not finalized until 1611. It burned down again in 1800, after which the Pálffys occupied the castle. And then, after a period of dilapidation and WWII the castle became a national monument.
From there we were back onto the bus and back on our way to Poland.