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Step 7: Learning the ins-and-outs of European Plumbing
The last five days we spent in eastern Slovakia went by too quickly. As my group worked to compile our data and complete our report, we spent many hours hunched over our computers. We did not get to spend as much time with our new friends as we would have liked, but we were able to enjoy one last meal together before we had to catch the bus back to Nitra.
We were sent off with a blessing from ...
Over the past few days I have been in contact with my Uncle Stuart who has very kindly offered for us to stay with them today! It will be amazing to see my family, their home and have a good catch up! We didn't sleep great last night, whether it was the heat or the excited feeling In my tummy I'm not sure! Again we were up early doors and we got ready to go, we both needed extra showers this morning as the night was so hot so I had mine first, Simon decided ...
... hot! The locals by the lake said it bad been 40 degrees and It's now 10.30 at night and It still feels like 40 degrees! We didn't put an awning up this time as we are only here for the night so we decided to get out the mozzy net, peg it to the door and sleep with the van door wide open to try and let some draught in! I can tell its going to take us a while to turn over so ill say night now and hopefully we won't be cooked over night! ...
... Now, after one week of introductory classes here in Nitra-Slovakia I have a new respect for this country.
There is a great amount of history here (as there is on the entire European continent), however much of this history is plagued with hostile take overs and warring empires. As with everyplace, their past has greatly influenced their present situation. I do not want anyone who reads this to picture an ugly, dark city, because ...
... as they are well known for their thermal springs, mud baths and spa treatments. We decided to do both and relax even more after Trencin! The spa life is really an easy one to get used to! The next day we were on the road again and hit both Spiš Castle and Bojnice Castle - fairly tale castles brought into present day reality. We drove through numerous small villages in Central and Southern Slovkia, all of ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center