Day 12 - 14 Onwards to Bratislava, Slovakia. May 6th 2010 Today we were set to leave Budapest, we had thought about this for quite some time the day before as we were considering staying on as we enjoyed Buda so much. In the end even though it is significantly better value in Buda we both had never been to Bratislava.
So Bratislava it was, just a 3 hour journey by train and we were there. First impressions were not great, the weather had changed for t ... read more
Europe » Slovakia » Bratislava Region » Bratislava In 1918 the Slovaks joined the closely related Czechs to form Czechoslovakia. Following the chaos of World War II, Czechoslovakia became a Communist nation within Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe. Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once... ... read more
Me and my wife are traveling accross Europe and Asia towards New Zealand after living in the UK for more than 7 years.
Looking at France, Switzerland, Austria, Hungry, Slovakia then to Poland. Will stay there some time then take the Transiberian (via mongolia) from Russia and end in Bejing. From there will head down to Hong Kong and Thailand, Australia and NZ.
Should be in NZ which is my home by about August/September. Any advice welcomed particulary on Russia and the transiberian!
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