Hotel 21 Cakov-Makara
Travel Blogs from Bratislava
... expensive, as would demolishing it, plus land prices elsewhere are probably cheap enough for this one wasted block to not matter. Fascinating - to me anyway. You're probably half asleep by now.
While I wouldn't claim that Bratislava was a high point or thrilling in any particular way, I'm glad that I went because it taught me a valuable lesson: when there doesn't appear to be a lot interesting to do, look again and keep looking. Hibernating in the hostel will get you ...
... night here but it's enough to see the main sights and get a feel for the place.
Funny seeing the US Ambassador to Slovakia. I was walking back into town and saw an armoured Cadillac with bullet proof glass and reinforced door frames. I thought that was odd. It looks just like a baby version of the car the US President rides around in. SEE photos for pic.
So I waited around a bit, the car pulled up in front of ...
... Posters of Mozart and what appears to be his own mini-me at the piano, sharing a Mozart ball. You just know that when he passed away, without a dime to his name, he was hoping that one day he would be remembered as the face of a marzipan filled confectionary, not for his music.
Back to Salzburg. Such a beautiful place! All the shops with their old signs hanging off the wall, even Zara and McDonald’s were in on the act. The typical cobbled streets, the river ...
Bratislava was just a quick train trip over from Vienna. After Rome and Vatican City, Vienna and Bratislava are the closest of all the European capital cities. After seeing it, I think Bratislava also must be the smallest capital as well!
With the worst directions provided to find our accommodation (Tram 11 does not exist!!) we met the guy for our keys about 40minutes late. He spoke as if we should have known about the tram, ...
... reach, all replete with food courts and famous brand
stores. The famous 'UFO bridge' is almost as synonymous with the city as
the local (delicious) beer production, and a short trek north of
Bratislava will get you to the prime dining / viewing spot which is the
Kamzik TV tower, seemingly where the Slovakian countrside unfolds, and the nearby outdoor bobsleigh run,
where adults can shave a few years off their age, and ...