14074RE: [Slovak-World] Wells
- Dec 7, 2005My cousin conned us into driving him to Bardeov in the quise of showing us
the sights - to fill up a bunch of jugs from the spa. The minute I smelled
it, I recognized the PA sulfur water smell. I let Chris sip it without
telling her. Didn't go well with her Southern taste buds. I also conned
her into milking the family cow. She really had a nice trip.
[mailto:Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Andrea Vangor
Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 8:15 PM
Subject: [Slovak-World] Wells
Hey, we do that in Olympia, Washington. There are several artesian wells
around the city, one in a public parking lot downtown. People congregate by
car, bike, and foot to fill their containers from a gushing ice-cold flow
out of a pipe. Me too, when I am in the neighborhood.
"It's the Water" used to be the slogan of the now-defunct Olympia Beer Co.
I wonder why artesian wells occur in some places. Slovakia must sit on some
interesting aquifers, considering that they have rare cold-water geysers.
----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Flynn
Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 4:01 PM
Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Lost Recipe
On Mon, 5 Dec 2005, Helen Fedor wrote:
> My family lives near Slanec (my father's family came from Slanske Nove
Mesto), in a little village that has a spring (comes out of a pipe in a
little cement wall). My cousin's wife said that they use their "plumbed"
water for cooking, washing, etc., but that she bikes down to the spring with
a few plastic jugs to get the spring water for drinking.
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