Travel Blogs from Ruzomberok
... the other, centre of shot.
in one room there is a violin and guitar duo. They treat us to a bit of Mozart and a rendition of Henry VIII's "Greensleeves"
the final part of the tour is a visit to St. Martin's Chapel. It's a small and ornate mix of Lutheran and Catholic, depending on period. The large altar looks like marble ...
... 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 ...
So today was supposed to be the star of the real biking fun, left the Czech Republic and headed into the mountains in Slovakia, the rain has reduced a little but now I'm on the twisties it is still a real pain...I've given up on my plan to ride East through Slovakia, I'm now heading South into Hungary and away from the rain ...
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.
Slovakia continues to wow us with her beauty. Driving through the countryside today, we saw dense evergreen forests, flat farmland and rolling hills. All of it looking lush and fertile in various shades of green.
We visited Bojnice Castle, one of the most significant Slovsk monuments and one of the oddest Slovsk fortresses. It dates from the 12 century ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service