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Bratislava, Living up to expectations

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People say Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, is boring. They're right. But somehow we got a lot of really good pics. There are a lot of sculptures and some nice old architecture.

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The castle is something else - not much to look at, the main building is being built (or perhaps rebuilt) from scratch.
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Saint Elizabeth, Alzbeta Durinska, who was born into royalty, married, widowed, took a vow of poverty, helped the poor, and died, all by the age of 24. Don't know if my paternal grandmother Alzbeta (whom I never met) was named after her...
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Posted by chrisvasil 12:39 Archived in Slovakia Tagged tourist_sites

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