Pretty, pretty Cicmany
Cicmany

Pretty, pretty Cicmany

Miranda

[ May2016 ] At last we arrived at Cicmany, the village I wanted to visit. It took about 1 and a half hours by bus from Zilina, a …

Great grandfather’s winery
Modra

Great grandfather’s winery

Miranda

[ May2016 ] The last place we visited during the local tour from Bratislava was a winery. It was called ‘Pivnica u pradeda’ and situated in Modra, a town on the Small Carpathia Wine Road. The meaning of the name is “The great grandfather’s winery”. Apparently the great grandfather of the current owner, Mr. Michal …

Cerveny Kamen Castle
Cerveny Kamen

Cerveny Kamen Castle

Miranda

[ May2016 ] The next place we went with the tour was Cerveny Kamen Castle, which is about 30km away from Bratislava. The name means ‘red rock castle’, but …

Visit the pottery studio
Pezinok

Visit the pottery studio

Miranda

[ May2016 ] In the afternoon on the day, we joined a local tour. The other tour members were two couples from England and we had a small female guide. First, …

St.Martin’s Cathedral
Bratislava

St.Martin’s Cathedral

Miranda

[ May2016 ] This funny bear was found at the choir loft in St.Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava. This cathedral is the largest in Slovakia which was …

St. Michael’s Gate and Tower
Bratislava

St. Michael’s Gate and Tower

Miranda

[ May2016 ] This is the view from the top of St.Michael’s Gate and Tower in Bratislava. This gate’s history goes back to about 1300, but the current building was …

Looking for a shop
Bratislava

Looking for a shop

Miranda

[ May2016 ] Our guide book says that there is a handicraft cooperative shop in Bratislava, so we looked for it. We found it just outside of …

Devin Castle
Bratislava

Devin Castle

Miranda

[ May2016 ] We visited Devin Castle in the suburbs of Bratislava, the captal of Slovakia. This castle is a ruin and located on the hill which is just above the junction of Danube and Morava rivers. Since anciant times, this place was regarded strategically important. Apparently the Amber Route from Baltic sea to Mediterranian …

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