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... 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.
This morning I found the reception lady to pay what I owed (4 euros), and then took off to Zilina, the first stop of the day. There I finally found a Slovakian cantina and had duck breast for 5 euros. I did a bit of shopping there, buying baby wipes to be prepared for a night of wild camping in the mountains, and took the road of Cadca. Right after exiting Zilina it started raining, eventually stopped, ...
... one hour late anyways, and checked the restaurants around. Sure thing two thirds of them were pizzerias, and absolutely zero Slovak food place. What a shame. The few traditional Slovak things I sampled at the Flagship restaurant in Bratislava were amazing. In Trencin I settled for a "normal" place and had mahi mahi fish. For dessert I found a berry kiosk in town and bought a big box. Then I had to choose a way to go. The "safe" ...
... in fact all wood carving, skilfully painted to resemble stone.
after the castle visit we go for a pizza. There is a huge thunderstorm so the planned short ride to find a local forest steam railway is abandoned. It's so beautiful here we just may be forced into staying another day. It's a hard life, but someone's got to do it!
... the trippers are piling in and the rafts begin to cast off into the fast running flow.
We set off by other means and head towards the Polish border to the north. A lovely sweeping well-surfaced road winds up through the villages, over a small pass and down to the river that marks the crossing point.
We stop for coffee on the Slovak side then continue into the 12th country of the tour so far, and for ...