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SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA, POPRAD, TRENCIN. KOSICE, SPISSKA SOBOTA/

PIESTANY on a day trip by train from Bratislava.

PIESTANY on a day trip by train from Bratislava.

TRNAVA on a day trip from Bratislava by train.

TRNAVA on a day trip from Bratislava by train.

TRENCIN Hotel

TRENCIN Hotel

TRENCIN.   City in Western Slovakia.

TRENCIN. City in Western Slovakia.

TRENCIN   Castle.

TRENCIN Castle.

TRENCIN  120km from Bratislava.

TRENCIN 120km from Bratislava.

TRENCIN SLOVAKIA. in the Vah valley

TRENCIN SLOVAKIA. in the Vah valley

TRENCIN  Doina Brana  [ Lower gate

TRENCIN Doina Brana [ Lower gate

]TRENCIN .  Third largest city in Slovakia.

TRENCIN . Third largest city in Slovakia.

TRENCIN is near the Czech border.

TRENCIN is near the Czech border.

TRENCIN  at an altitude of 211m.

TRENCIN at an altitude of 211m.

SLOVAKIA. Poprad rail station. Called Poprad Tatry

SLOVAKIA. Poprad rail station. Called Poprad Tatry

SLOVAKIA  Train up to Tatra moutains.

SLOVAKIA Train up to Tatra moutains.

RAILWAY STATION,at  Stari Smokovec, FOR TATRA FUNICULAR

RAILWAY STATION,at Stari Smokovec, FOR TATRA FUNICULAR

POPRAD  Stari Smokovec.

POPRAD Stari Smokovec.

Poprad .---  Stari Smokovec Funicular , takes 11 minutes..

Poprad .--- Stari Smokovec Funicular , takes 11 minutes..

TATRA MOUNTAIN.

TATRA MOUNTAIN.

TOP OF THE FUNICULAR

TOP OF THE FUNICULAR

SIGN POST FOR MOUTAIN WALKS

SIGN POST FOR MOUTAIN WALKS

EURO TUNNEL.  I travelled by Eurostar train from and to England, normally the train speeds into the tunnel, but on this journey it stopped, so i got this picture of the tunnel from England.

EURO TUNNEL. I travelled by Eurostar train from and to England, normally the train speeds into the tunnel, but on this journey it stopped, so i got this picture of the tunnel from England.

SLOVAKIA is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe.. Capital city is Bratislava. Offical language is Slovak. The country was formed when it split from Czechoslovakia in 1993. The National Anthem is "Lighting over the Tatras" The land is mostly mountains.374d6f30-50d1-11ea-9a2f-893e806fd467.JPG4dc451c0-50d1-11ea-9a2f-893e806fd467.JPGb2aa53d0-50d3-11ea-9a2f-893e806fd467.JPGSLOVAKIA   Poprad, Tatra Moutains

SLOVAKIA Poprad, Tatra Moutains

This holiday was by train around Slovakia. I found the trains comfortable and cheap fares. I stayed in Bratislava, Poprad and Trencin. From Bratislava i took a train trip to Trnava and Piestany. From Poprad a trip to Kosice and a trip up the High Tatras. --------INFORMATION..Some of the info i gathered before travel.

INFORMATION..Some of the info i gathered before travel.

BRATISLAVA.  Abba hotel. Luxury.

BRATISLAVA. Abba hotel. Luxury.

BRATISLAVA,  Park at back of hotel.

BRATISLAVA, Park at back of hotel.

BRATISLAVA.  Presidential Palace.

BRATISLAVA. Presidential Palace.

BRATISLAVA.  Capital of Slovakia.

BRATISLAVA. Capital of Slovakia.

BRATISLAVA.  Altitude is 134m

BRATISLAVA. Altitude is 134m

BRATISLAVA..Room in Abba hotel.

BRATISLAVA..Room in Abba hotel.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA.

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA.

BRATISLAVA. Michaels Gate.

BRATISLAVA. Michaels Gate.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA.  On the way down from castle.

BRATISLAVA. On the way down from castle.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA . Bridge over the River Danube.

BRATISLAVA . Bridge over the River Danube.

BRATISLAVA Castle.

BRATISLAVA Castle.

BRATISLAVA  Castle.

BRATISLAVA Castle.

BRATISLAVA Castle gates.

BRATISLAVA Castle gates.

BRATISLAVA Castle.

BRATISLAVA Castle.

BRATISLAVA Rail station   Hlavana-Stanica.

BRATISLAVA Rail station Hlavana-Stanica.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA.

BRATISLAVA...Sculpture, called "Working Man"   [ in a drain.

BRATISLAVA...Sculpture, called "Working Man" [ in a drain.

]BRATISLAVA.  Slovak National Opera Theatre,  Hviezdoslav  Square..

BRATISLAVA. Slovak National Opera Theatre, Hviezdoslav Square..

BRATISLAVA

BRATISLAVA

BRATISLAVA,  Hlavne Nameste,, main square.

BRATISLAVA, Hlavne Nameste,, main square.

KOSICE ,2nd  largest city in Slovakia.

KOSICE ,2nd largest city in Slovakia.

KOSICE Town Map

KOSICE Town Map

KOSICE. This was a day trip by train from Poprad {110km}  68 miles.  Train took 1 hour.

KOSICE. This was a day trip by train from Poprad {110km} 68 miles. Train took 1 hour.

KOSICE,a city in Eastern Slovakia, near the border with Hungary.

KOSICE,a city in Eastern Slovakia, near the border with Hungary.

KOSICE. Bridge from rail station area.

KOSICE. Bridge from rail station area.

SLOVAKIA   Poprad, Tatra Moutains

SLOVAKIA Poprad, Tatra Moutains

SLOVAKIA.  Spisska Sobota

SLOVAKIA. Spisska Sobota

SLOVAKIA,  Spisska Sobota.   Population about 3,000.

SLOVAKIA, Spisska Sobota. Population about 3,000.

SLOVAKIA.   Spisska  Soboto.

SLOVAKIA. Spisska Soboto.

SLOVAKIA..  Spisska Sobota.  2km from Poprad,  I waked there and took the bus back.

SLOVAKIA.. Spisska Sobota. 2km from Poprad, I waked there and took the bus back.

SLOVAKIA, Spisska Sobota

SLOVAKIA, Spisska Sobota

SLOVAKIA,  Spisska Sobota.  Historic town, now part of the Borough of Poprad.

SLOVAKIA, Spisska Sobota. Historic town, now part of the Borough of Poprad.

SLOVAKIA.. Spisska Sobota

SLOVAKIA.. Spisska Sobota

SLOVAKIA  Poprad. At the foot of the Tatra mountains.

SLOVAKIA Poprad. At the foot of the Tatra mountains.

POPRAD Hotel Satel.  Budget .

POPRAD Hotel Satel. Budget .

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