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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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Canoeing Down the Morava and Danube into Bratislava

Approach is everything. With Bratislava, you have several means at your disposal. By road from Vienna isn’t bad: after all, out of the flat eastern Austrian farmland rears the forested hills of Devínska Kobyla and the otherworldly Communist-era tower blocks … Continue reading

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RIP Starý Most, Petržalka’s New Tram Line & What This Could Mean for Bratislava

It’s quite a shock, when you’re going for a stroll around your city, to suddenly see something you assumed was a permanent fixture in the skyline half demolished. So it was when, heading down to the Danube yesterday evening, I … Continue reading

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