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Okay, so I completely forgot about that book meme and the moment's kind of gone now.

Anyway. This time next week I will be in Bratislava! Or at least I hope to be in Bratislava, I fly into Vienna and have to get the train across, so I may get horribly lost and have to setup home.

If I find my way to Bratislava I am then meeting up with BTCV and hiking off into the remote Tatra Mountains - from which I am assured I will see bear, wolves, and a special species of goat that we have to track for 10 days.

I'm currently packing, which is usually a problematic process anyway, but this time I'm having to weigh myself and then weigh myself with my rucksack on and then pick an item to remove from the pack until I can get it down to 10kg. Reduce underwear or books, that's my current dilemma.

Any suggestions from the well-travelled amongst you as to what to visit in Bratislava? (few extra days before and after the trek).

Date: 2012-06-11 11:18 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Unfortunately my only experience in Bratislava was a 2 day stag do 7 years ago.

What I do remember is that it had a really nice old medieval core to the city that certainly deserved a day wandering around, but the outer suburbs were rather depressing East European 60s concrete (not the worst examples I've ever seen, but pretty close).

Date: 2012-06-12 05:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lemonbella.livejournal.com
I'm surprisingly okay with East European concrete. There looks to be a promising castle as well!

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Date: 2012-07-02 09:58 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
So how was it?

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Date: 2012-08-29 05:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lemonbella.livejournal.com
Ah, there was a post - friendslocked because it mentioned people - and then deleted for reasons that are dull to explain.

It was excellent. Beautiful, energetic, fun. I thoroughly recommend it, especially the mountains.

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