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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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A list of my travels

Here is a list of the countries / nations / territories that I have visited, I may have forgotten one or two!   I have been on multi-day hiking and biking trips in many of these countries and have ridden a … Continue reading

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