Travel Blogs from Bratislava
... international church on their annual picnic on top of a mountain. We spent the day talking, eating amazing Serbian style bbq, and playing football (Soccer for those of you who like to be wrong). I met some delightful guys from Africa who lived in England but are now in Serbia (quite a fun story) and we pretty much stuck together the rest of the day. That evening I went to a nearby city for more ...
... it can, Graffiti everywhere, we picked a shaded spot as it was and had been a warm day, plus it was the only spot without overgrown grass and not encroaching on the other 3 caravans on site (this is a 300 place site!).
First up toilets, just what you need after a long drive, more graffiti, they looked as though they had been built in the 70's decorated around the same time and not cleaned / checked since! They stank, the gents toilets had ...
... We shouldn't have to access them anyway.
The 1 hour train ride is uneventful. I called the hotel to arrange a limo (actually a cab) to meet us at the Bratislava train station for €10 or $13. The train arrived on time at 1:27pm but the station is old with no elevators or escalators. We've seen this before so here we go. We get the luggage to the top of the stairs. I take two bags down to mid level while Mom waits up top. I ...
... of US, Britain etc.
Visited the usual touristy sites like the Fortress (Hrad) , Cathedral of St Martin, the Main Square etc. Given a brief history of the town including their dark period under Nazi occupation. At the Fortress you have a commanding view of the city and you can see Austria and Hungary quite ...
... s. On the other side of the tower, the city is really modern and busy, with lots of buses and cars.
We also got to stop by Primate's Palace, where the Mayor has his office. The courtyard is very elegant, and the building was built in 1778, giving it a great neoclassical look. If a certain window is open on the front of the building, that means the Mayor is in.
Along our tour, there were many crown medallions that were on the street. Each ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed