Pretty, pretty Cicmany
Slovakia

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
Slovakia

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….

Cerveny Kamen Castle
Slovakia

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
Slovakia

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
Slovakia

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
Slovakia

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
Slovakia

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
Slovakia

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…

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