Category Archives: Europe

Bled, Slovenia

Bled, Slovenia The town of Bled is located in northwestern Slovenia (location). It borders the glacial lake known as Lake Bled in the Julian Alps. The lake has one island, Bled Island and the main building on the island is … Continue reading

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Trencin, Slovakia

Trencin, Slovakia Today, we were on our way to Budapest in Hungary via Slovakia. Soon after entering Slovakia, we did a quick pit stop so that some of our bus tour folks could get a few more Euros. I took … Continue reading

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Olomouc, Czech Republic

Olomouc, Czech Republic We were now on tour with the Busabout tour company and we were stopping for the night in the sixth largest Czech city (a bit less than 100,000). It is located in the lowland of the Haná … Continue reading

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Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane, Poland Zakopane is a small Polish town located about two and a half hours from Krakow, Poland. At approximately 1000 meters (3000 feet) above sea level, it shares many similarities with Banff, Alberta and draws tourists from many regions … Continue reading

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Hostel Deco – Krakow

Hostel Deco – Krakow The Hostel Deco is about a 15 minute walk from the city center. The decor in this hostel is quite interesting as each room has its own unique, special art deco theme and the walls in … Continue reading

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow, Poland Finally a warm day we heading out in t-shirts and shorts. Today is our free day and I elected to take both excursions, the City Bike Ride and later in the afternoon a tour of the Salt Mines. … Continue reading

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Europe Bound

Euro 4K It’s vacation time again and I’m heading back to Europe for my forth time* and quite appropriate given my photo/film hobby I’m packing with me a Lumix GH4 which records in 4K (well true cinematic 4K and UHD). … Continue reading

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