Two Days in BratislavaThursday, January 05, 2012
After visiting the Czech Republic, our next stop was Slovakia, also known as the country that the horror film, "The Hostel", was b...
The old town of Bratislava is one of the city's main tourist attractions. In an attempt to break away from the solemness of communism, the streets are lined with quirky statues, such as Cumil, the statue coming out of the manhole, and Napolean's soldier (top right). We spent the bulk of our time in cafes at the old town sipping hot chocolate and just immersing ourselves in the tranquility of the city.
As you can see from the pictures, there was hardly anyone on the streets besides us. Everyone was hiding indoors. The winds were so strong, I had to put on my trench and wool scarf in the month of September!! In the end, we gave up our fight against the forces of nature and retreated into our favourite cafe for chocolate crepes with whipped cream.