In search of Slovakia

Not photo weather, so pic sourced from panoramio
Not photo weather, so pic sourced from Panoramio

We’re in the beauty of the Slovakian High Tatra’s. Not that we can tell, the clouds roll thickly across the sky, shadowing the inspiring peaks from sight. This is also the first time that a few days pre-booking has put a spanner in our year. Let’s Tarantino this tale, let’s go back.

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Milk bars and meals. Eating cheap in Krakow.

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Last time I was in Krakow I drank a lot, shot guns, drank some more and generally helped reinforceĀ the Brits abroad reputation. Stag do’s have a lot to answer for. In fact Krakow is good for much more than drink and debauchery. For five days, Row and I hunted out the best places to tuck-in to honest Polish cooking.

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4,000,000 names

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Auschwitz. A chilling and at times difficult experience.

We elected not to take any photo’s out of respect. Snapping around just didn’t feel right to us. The picture above is the one exception: one side of a memorial book containing 2/3 of the names of the identifiable Jewish Holocaust victims. It really brings home the magnitude of this dark time.