Archive for the 'Slovakia' Category

Swans

June 13, 2020

The Croation Canal in Bratislava, a natural Danube stream in the past, nowadays a drainage canal, has quite a biodiversity still. Swans during a stroll at susnet are an amazing sight.

13 June 2020, Chorvátsky kanál, Bratislava

Budmerice

June 7, 2020

Only 35 kilometrs from Bratislava you find this gem of a place in wonderful nature. The name of the village (first mentioneed in 1296 then Kerestúr), comes from Hungarian and means Cross of the Lord. The amazing Pálfi family was built in 1889 as a hunting lodge.

Gerulata

May 23, 2020

Gerulata was a Roman military camp, which stood on the territory of today’s Rusovce (a neighbourhood in Bratislava). Built in the 2nd century and was part of the Roman province of Pannonia.

Bratislava Calvary

May 22, 2020

There are places in Bratislava which unless a local takes you around, it would be hard to know they exist. Bratislava Calvary is a place, which represents the remains of the original Stations of the Cross from 1694.

Draždiak Lakes

May 21, 2020

For its size Bratislava has amazing number of lakes around. Veľký Draždiak & Maly Draždiak – within walking distance from each other, both offer cool atmosphere on a sunny day.

Kráľová pri Senci

May 17, 2020

The Art Nouveau bridge in Kráľová pri Senci became a model for a postage stamp, issued by the Slovak Post in 2007.