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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Multilingual staff
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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Are we human or are we dancers? Listening to the killers on a local radio station we bust some moves whilst I try and figure out how to drive (probably not a good combination!). Driving in the left seat on the right side of the road and changing gears with the right hand is a weird experience, I did manage to pull out on the wrong side of the road! Our first visit is an old mining town 'Banska Stievnika' with tiered churches up the hill, I hike up to say ...
... kept changing from ice on the side and the centre to groves in the tarmac. These groves my be great if your in a car but when your on two wheels and it feels like you are just getting pulled about, with the added bonus of the wind and a nice big large truck behind me. As the weather change to these clear breaks I would just pull over to let the truck pass me. as I came out of the mountains the snow just turned into sleet so now I was getting cold and wet.
... the cityscapes we had been driving through thus far. One of the more popular things to do in Slovakia is hike through the Tatra Mountains. There are locations with almost rainforest-like scenery and wooden ladders left in place for hikers to scramble around various areas. We wouldn't have time to see those sights today since we needed to be in Poland by Saturday and the hikes generally take a full day themselves. The scenery wasn't lost on ...
... fabulous. We are greeted by the lovely Veronika and made to feel very welcome. Everything about the place is classy. Our suite of rooms is bright, clean and welcoming. The guest areas are filled with interesting objects and books describing the region.
Kremnica has been the centre of a gold and silver mining area since the 12th century.
In the14th ...
... climb mountains and dodge the plentiful potholes.
Finally we landed at our target destination, Park Hotel, Hokovce, Slovakia at 7pm, to a rousing reception from other UK 126 members who’d trailered cars to Slovakia and been following us, and also from the event organiser, Martin Matuska.
Having never been to a club meet of this scale, I had not the first clue what to expect, but have found it ...