Hitting The Hot Spots of Central Europe: Prague, Bratislava, Zdiar, Krakow, Budapest

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January 12th 2014
Published: October 2nd 2018
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I left the hostel quietly without waking my roommates. The early morning bus out of Ždiar (in the Tatras Mountains in northern Slovakia) left on schedule, dropping me about 20 minutes later at the mountainous border with southern Poland. I hopped off the bus, looking around at the still-dark, empty nothingness, wondering where to go next. To my relief I spotted the only other humans around in... Read Full Entry

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Inside a Polish Bar MlecznyInside a Polish Bar Mleczny
Inside a Polish Bar Mleczny

Otherwise known as a Milk Bar in English, a bare bones basic eatery with the most fantastic homemade cookin' "like grandma used to make down on the farm."
When in doubt, just add a "Y"When in doubt, just add a "Y"
When in doubt, just add a "Y"

The Polish language is easy to learn!
Na Zdrowie!Na Zdrowie!
Na Zdrowie!

Hanging out with some Polish friends, Prezemek and Joanna

Dark corner kisses

Bearded man and statue
Train Station in BudapestTrain Station in Budapest
Train Station in Budapest

Why are all the European train stations so gorgeous?
Foggy Buda SideFoggy Buda Side
Foggy Buda Side

Across the Danube
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge over the DanubeThe Széchenyi Chain Bridge over the Danube
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge over the Danube

There are many ways to cross this river...

2nd October 2018

Suzi, the best times seem to be the unexpected meeting up with other travelers. Of course, you are the magnet! Dolores
2nd October 2018

Meeting people
Ah my faithful friend, Dolores, always ready with her comments. I love hearing from you! :-) I so enjoy meeting other people when I travel - it is such a meaningful part of the experience, especially having conversations (verbal or otherwise) with the locals. Stay tuned....a story about just that will be coming soon. Take care!

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