Hotel Michalska Brana
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... Pic of Jase and the massive company logo complete, we found a curious looking restaurant just down the road and decided to stop in for a coffee and to be noisy. Not the best brew, but the interior of the restaurant was well worth the stop, with the walls lined with photos of famous people dining, the shelves full of Moet bottles and hanging from the ceiling, birdcages, musical instruments and vintage cameras – a random mix, but all together quite ...
... is one kind of home. Michigan will always be home, but I'm starting to get that peaceful "at home" feeling here.
I ran some errands in Vienna, to pick up things for J-Bear and Jr (Jessica and Nicholas). On the subway home, I saw a man moving furniture and I got yelled at by a midget in German. I don't even know what I did wrong. I wonder if his friends call him Grumpy. You see the strangest things using public transportation.
My cousin, ...
... waiting for us.
First stop was Devin, a charming town just outside of the Bratislava city limits near the Austria border, with a renowned castle ruin perched atop a cliff. We then followed the road further North to visit multiple small towns and villages and for Kaylie to practise her Slovakia map reading abilities. A few wrong turns and missed road signs and we were starting to find our groove driving in this country. We saw the ...
... and information, often times from the conversations you have with Rotary members, host families and on vocational visits.
In the past few days I have had discussions on tax policy, (Slovakians have an option of donating 2% of their taxes to Non-Government Organizations instead of the money going to the state) fishing regulations (no fishing from a boat or ice fishing here) the music scene in ...
... and then I had a plate of fried pirogues, all of which were super delicious!
Said goodbye to the group after lunch and headed back towards the hostel to pick up my pack and get directions to the main train station. After a few wrong turns down some shady alleyways, I found my way to the station, and got comfortable for the 3 hour train ride into Hungary.
*Made it out of the country with all my internal organs- this was the first time that I really felt like I was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet