Re: [Slovak-World] Bratislava and Slovakia Highlighted in Travel Mag
Perhaps the author of the piece is still stuck in the image of 30 years ago.
Bratislava was unbelievably dirty then, so much so I missed any beauty. At
the same time Kosice was a disaster.
What a world of change there has been since then, and what hidden treasures
have been revealed! The worst I can say about Bratislava today is that I
prefer it without an automobile - as any city.
On 'villagers never meeting a foreigner's, some un-truths and romantic
atmosphere must be created. They can't sell 'come and tread the path of
> SEVERAL THINGS -
> 1) BELOW THE HEADLINE IT SAID "THE SO-CALLED UGLY DUCKLING OF EUROPE IS
> ACTUALLY AN OVERLOOKED AND UNDERPRICED SWAN OF THE DANUBE." UGH! BUT IT
> AN EYE CATCHING HEADLINEVESPA
> AND "BRATISLAVA HAS NO HORDES OF JOSTLING FOREIGNERS, NO HORNET -LIKE
> TRAFFIC, NO MONEY TRAPS." I have always loved Bratislava's old town - thoi
> was sad to see the huge outdoor beer gardens that fill the historic streetfriend
> under Michael's Tower. But it's nice for the residents. A young Slovak
> told me that the most beautiful girls in Slovakia can be seen in theoutdoor
> cafes on this street.Might
> 7) Said that outside of Bratislava few villagers have met a foreigner.
> have been true years ago but seriously doubt the veracity of thisstatement
> On the plus side - it is written quite well -and tells a bit of the city's
> attractions, night life, taxis, posssible restuarants & hotels, - but
> doesn't list my favorites.
> Is this a periodical or a book? >> IT'S A PERIODICAL - IT WAS VOL 6 ISSUE
> - MARCH 2003