Tag Archives: Bratislava

Funny things about my blog

I use WordPress for my blog and one of the screens shows stats on what posts have been viewed each day.  It find it fascinating to look at this page to see who searched for what as some of the … Continue reading

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Salta to San Antonio de los Cobres

Lord, today I had to be up and out of the hotel and at the tourist office by 5:45 am! When Leslie and I parted in Buenos Aires, I recall saying to her that I was looking forward to relaxing … Continue reading

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Mozarthaus, Vienna

After returning from Bratislava I visited the only one of Mozart’s residences still in existence in Vienna.  This is amazing in itself considering that he lived in 14 places in and around Vienna in a 10 year space of time. … Continue reading

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Getting from Vienna to Bratislava

As mentioned in my “Bratislava” post, I had been trying to figure out exactly how to get to Bratislava for a few days. For those having similar issues, here is what I did / found out after giving up trying to … Continue reading

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Bratislava photos

Some additional info on Bratislava, Slovakia is that it is largely Catholic, about 70%, due to “The Holy Roman Empire” which was largely the phase of the Hapsburg rule. Maria Theresa (1717 -1780), who I mentioned in my Schönbrunn post, … Continue reading

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Bratislava fun facts

Following up from my previous post, the guide today was really quite informative.  I am adding below some photos of interest: The symbol of Bratislava as the walls of the town were originally in a triangle formation resulting in just … Continue reading

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Bratislava

Bratislava?  No it is not some variation of Bratwurst, it is the capital of Slovakia.  Still confused?  Slovakia borders Austria in the Northeast, and Vienna and Bratislava are the two closest capitals in the world at just 40 miles apart. … Continue reading

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