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Travel Blogs from Bratislava
... heaps of it. We must have had a 'pre-used' map, as there was nothing of interest there and we headed back to the Verne Cafe, which had been recommended by our hotel, in the Old Town. Didn't visit any of the brew shops. It was very busy, so just had a beer and then headed back to "1.Slovac Pub" near our hotel for dinner. We shared a cesnacka for starters - garlic soup in a cob loaf (same principal as that dip we make at home). Then ...
... off at the hostel then went to dinner at the Bratislavsky mestiansky pivovar (Bratislava local brewery). Had an amazing garlic soup served in a small loaf of bread, followed by a goulash and their self brewed beer. When we got home we played some cards and polished off our beers. Last men standing, Eric and ...
... more than the palace at Versailles in Paris as it was well organized and we were a smaller group and we had our own guide. The crowds were small and we had a good view of the rooms.
After the Palace everyone on our bus went back to the ship except for Janet and me. We were dropped off in the city and we had a fabulous iced coffee and 2 types of strudel at the Sacher Hotel café. The cheese and apple strudel ...
... five hours later popped up in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava. Bratislava has a population of about 460,000 and it is the country's largest city. Bratislava is situated right near the border of Austria and Hungary, and for those savvy little geography loving kids, it is the only national capital that borders two independent countries.
I was looking forward to seeing this city as during the old Czechoslovakia (when Czech Republic and Slovakia were one country) ...
... night, only it started raining. Wasn't that busy - Bratislava on a Tuesday was a bit of a ghost town.
And that was my short trip to Bratislava - liked it but don't really see the need to go back. Got the train to Budapest next which was a bit of a bargain, the Canadian from the hostel bought a return when he came from Budapest as it was cheaper than a single for some reason, so gave him 5 euro's for it and saved myself 10 euro's.
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