Photogallery: Western Slovakia - Scenic Flight
Western Slovakia - Scenic Flight
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Our great friends gave as a an hour scenic flight as a wedding gift. We took off and landed ati Boleraz airport near Trnava. We flought over the Small Carpathian Mountains to Bratislava. While we were flying we admired Cerveny Kamen castle and a TV tower on Kamzik, Bratislava Castle and many more or less known places. Next we moved over the Danube to Gabcikovo. From there we headed to Orechova Poton and there we saw beneath well-known Slovakia Ring circuit. On our way back to Trnava we unintentionally landed in Sladkovicove for sometimes you just have to go to the toilet, especially when you have cold. About one and half hour later we returned back to v Boleraz airport. There, our friends had been waitning for us with a huge amount of goulash. and cold beers. To us this trip was really unforgettable.
Text and photo: O. Maňáková
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