Slovakia facts and history in brief
Slovakia a central European republic, formerly part of Czechoslovakia.
Occupies an area of 49,035 sq km and is bounded by Poland, Ukraine,
Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic and dominated by the Carpathian
mountains, with the the Gerlach Shield at a height of 2,655 m.
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facts and history in brief
Krásnahorské Podhradie is the village
at the foot of the mountain with the fabled castle at
Hui Chin and I were driving from Kosice towards
Roznava when we came upon the fabled Krásnahorské
Podhradie by chance during our 2003 drive through Slovakia.
Unfortunately it was a Monday, when the castle is closed, so we had
wait till next day.
After a few inquiries we found a very suitable accommodation it was
very clean, very affordable and was run by a very friendly young couple,
who could speak Hungarian.
Guess what? I was going to recommend them here, but I've lost their
I'm sorry, my friends.
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