Travel Blogs from Dunakiliti
A birthday card and a vase with wildflowers at Junko's table setting greeted her when she came down for breakfast.
We said goodbye to Bratislava, it had been a great stop on our route.
We crossed the Danube with Hiro in the lead. We passed our Botel on opposite shore and took one last picture. ...
... operation and politics and our own in the U.S. We had a grand old time talking meta data, imputation, sampling weights and such. We laughed together about micro-data. We wept together about response rates. Ludmila, my statistical sociology sister!
After we talked for an hour or so about their operation, I showed Ludmila the fantastic resources for international census data at the Minnesota Population Center and invited Slovakia to join the International ...
... We saw the Danube River, a lot of crazy bronze statues (including one that is meant to be a cheeky man coming up of a sewer hole looking up female's skirts), the Novy Bridge and Kamzik TV tower and an old clock tower that still has a cannon ball in it.
The Kamzik TV tower and Novy Bridge are one structure. It looks like it has a UFO on the top of it. The tower was constructed 1967-72. It is listed on a World Heritage lists for tall significant buildings. It ...
Sailed overnight and woke to a rainy and cold (9°) morning. Very grateful for Gran's kntted vest and scarf (which have attracted an nuber of compliments). Arrived at the first of 46 locks we have to negotiate at 7am. Interesting process to observe. 45 min later we are lifted to a new river height and are off again. Sailed all morning against the strong current. Rain persisted.
Arrived Bratislava at midday. Another great lunch before afternoon tour at 14.00.
Bus ride to ...
... stories behind them. After listening to the tour guide for two hours, I started to question and understand seemingly obvious facts about Bratislava and Slovakia - for example, why Bratislava is at the far end of the country rather than in the centre; why the cathedral I saw yesterday was right next to the highway (cough Communists cough); the Hungarian-Slovak relations (it goes back to the Austro-Hungarian empire, or even further ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet