Yesterday for a Saturday treat a few of my lovely friends and I set off to Bratislava, which is only an hour on the bus from Vienna and offers such delights as bridge jumping and soup served in bowls actually made of bread (?).
Gung-ho to leap off the 30 metre bridge towards the Danube River (some of us more than others), we set off at 9 am from Vienna Hauptbahnhof. Unfortunately, on further investigation at the tourist office, the bungee jumping had to be booked a week in advance and there was no way we could sign up on the day. I was relieved and disappointed all at the same time – I’m not sure plummeting towards the freezing cold Danube attached to a string is my thing, but it might’ve been worth a try to make sure.
No matter – there’s actually plenty to do in the tiny Slovakian capital to fill a sunny few hours, between exploring the gorgeous Old Town, chic little hang-outs with incredibly cheap booze, the castle and, our favourite, the Koun Artesian Ice Cream Parlour.
What a delightful day in the Slovakian capital! Just goes to show that, even in the littlest towns and cities, there are always wonderful little finds around every corner. And, of course, it always helps when you have such a great group of fellow explorers along on the trip with you!
Well, have a happy, cosy Sunday, all! T.T.F.N,