Hotel Satel Levoca
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... is the farthest along that road now. Romania and Hungary a little farther behind.
The most obvious sign to the casual traveller is the state of the roads. Where EU grants and partnerships have occurred the roads are beautifully built and have all the safety and signage you may expect in a country like Austria. Thus right turns have on and off slip roads and left turns have central turn off lanes with pedestrian ...
... time to get moving.
Back on the bikes we are now heading for the Pieniny National Park. This is an area around the Dunajec Gorge where a fast flowing river cuts through 500 metre high sheer cliffs. In the summer the big attraction is river rafting through the gorge. There are dozens of narrow rafts running from Cerveny Klastor to Chata Pieniny. The trip takes about ...
We are pretty knackered now and cannot really appreciate the fabulous road through the Tatra foothills to Spisske Podhradie and our first glimpse of Spis Castle.
And my God, what a castle it is. High on a ridge commanding the valleys below it stretches a long, long way across the heights.
A big castle, a very serious castle. No fairy tales here, it's all about the clash of iron on swords, the tramping of troops and the ...
... cashier in a parking lot)
Wooden carvings and decorations
Log houses and winding roads.
A few cautions for other travellers. 1) Bring an open heart and mind. There are some challenges to travelling in Slovakia. This is not yet a country that can be easily enjoyed by anyone with mobility challenges. Attractions often were accessed by steep climbs or long flights of stairs. Hotels may not have elevators. 2). A dollar goes a long way in Slovakia but be prepared to pay ...
Visiting the High Tetras, a mountain range in north eastern Slovakia is something all of us have been looking forward to. And to our joy, it looks like we got a good day to go up into the mountains. A little warmer and partly sunny. Hurray! First stop was Salas Krajinka, a family run sheep farm. The men went off to look at old tractors and the women went to visit the animals and buy pastry and cheese. The geese took exception to Valerie and chased her, squawking like ...