Travel Blogs from Vyhne
... Otherwise no change...mood still low!!! I've taken to the bottle to compensate....
Did stop at an aircraft museum, lots to see but as all the writing was in Czech I'd no real idea what I was looking at. Pretty much all the aircraft were in a poor state but still interesting all the same!
Entrance to the ...
What a beautiful country!
Mountains, and more mountains, and wood and trees, and so much beauty all around. We walked around one of the villages that had been restored totally to the Baroque style of architecture.
Slovaks become part of Hungary for 1000 years.
1918 Czechoslovakia, country created where the Czechs and Slovaks joined up to break free from Hungary. The USA played a leading role in putting these two kingdoms together.
... to Slovakia, where snow covered the ground everywhere. Temperature started to reach negative around these areas as we see the ground fully capped with snow in all directions. The stop-by at Banská Bystrica is mainly for lunch and we only visited a small town square filled with Christmas markets. In the center of the town square there is a small soviet WWII Memorial, engraved with the names of the Soviets that lost their lives liberating Slovakia from Nazi Germany.
... hoping to make a connection with them.
After standing there for about 45 minutes, watching cars, vans and trucks pass me by, a van finally pulled over. Martin and his 3 young sons were driving to visit their grandparent's house in the countryside. I had a good chat with Martin, and he told me hitch hiked a bit when he was younger. Unfortunately, he could only drive me about 20 minutes along my route. He dropped me off at a petrol station in a town called ...
The weather is still not great today. It's funny how quickly the weather has turned, really makes you realise just how short the European summer is. Anyway, we drove only a short distance further into the mountains. The most adventurous thing I did today was take a walk to Lidl (my favourite supermarket) for this evenings dinner! The drive north was lovely though and still very quiet, which makes a nice change.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool