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The Forgotten Bank of the Danube

That last post reminded me of another I meant to write a few months ago. I’d been shopping, as I remember (not at one of the big malls because I detest them) and fancied a stroll near the city centre. … Continue reading

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The Štefánikova Magistrála Stage One: Devín to Kamzík

This first stage of the four-stage hike across Western Slovakia between Hrad Devín (Devín Castle) and Bradlo is an easy initiation into the walk. We’ve allowed more time for this because of the points of interest en route and because the … Continue reading

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Where to Get High in Bratislava

When I arrive in a new place, my immediate instinct is to want to get up high to see a view of all of it. Bratislava – with its burnished rooftops, the grandiose set pieces of castle and cathedral, the … Continue reading

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The Tea Tent in Medicka Záhrada

Wifi: None The first time. It’s important, right? On my first time – with the tea tent in Medicka Záhrada, that is – a bare-footed, bearded man engaged me in an interesting discussion about birdwatching in Slovakia: besides recommending then serving … Continue reading

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