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In the last 24 hours, I've traveled the entire width of Slovakia. My trip began on a four hour train ride that left from Bratislava, the nation's capital city that's situated on the far western end of the country. This first leg brought me to Poprad, a small town slightly east of the nation's midpoint. The ride was one of the more comfortable that I've taken anywhere; the train even had free wifi and charging ports I'd been worried about the language barrier since I ...
... which was great! We then made our way back to the bus stop, only to miss our bus by around 3 minutes. An hour or so later, we were on our way to Kocise.
The bus rides were some of the best parts of touring this area of Slovakia. Out the window, you are treated to views of rolling hills, majestic mountains or tiny Slovak villages. Every kilometre or so, there is a shrine to Jesus of some sort, sitting in the middle of nowhere, typically followed by ...
... across and then wait an hour for a bus into Poprad. My heart was in my stomach the whole ride to the border, which was on a tiny winding road atop a cliff. The little bus hit black ice no less than 3 times and the bus driver thought it was hilarious to slam on the breaks every so often to check out the road conditions, while the rest of the bus cackled with laughter. Dom and I were the only ones left out of the joke, but at least we made it ...
... autumn. We took a funicular (a train on an incline) up to some trailheads and hiked several hours on really rocky ground. One wrong move and you've sprained your ankle. We did well, bit damn, Slovaks are hearty folk! We got passed by lots of older folks. They seemed to be going as fast as they could. We wanted to at least enjoy the scenery. We walked through lush pines and up to the point where they shrunk to scrub brush. And then back down to our ...
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October 16, 2014
After a morning of sightseeing in Kosice, the 2nd largest city in Slovakia, we got on a train to Poprad. We are officially hunting Mineral hot springs now. When looking for hotels in the area, we saw this huge water park advertised called ...