Travel Blogs from Ruzomberok
... 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.
... hospitable. Slovak customs requires that you feed your guests and they laid on a fantastic lunch. The table was set with beautiful, gold rimmed china, Bohemian crystal glasses and lovely, traditional looking silverware. And the food! We started with a homemade chicken soup, followed by pork schnitzel and potato salad. Then came the strudel desserts: cheese ...
... but we made good progress. We stopped at a Haluski festival. Haluski are dumplings (like gnocchi) with sheep cheese, bacon and onions. This festival is the World Haluski competition! We got to hotel Janosikov Dvor in Zazriva around 5:30. This is a lovely hotel in the country. The buildings are styled after the traditional Slovak cottage. Then, oddly enough, it has a 18 hole mini-putt course, ...
... bus stop. It was a real pain in the ass. To top it off, the bus wasn't due for an hour n a half after we arrived. Luckily, we asked a lady, who was stocking her little kiosk store, if she could could call us a cab. Instead she offered us a ride into town. We were stoked! She was really nice so we bought some drinks from her kiosk and gave her €10 for her trouble. We had an early dinner at the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service