Still Alive

Well, I’m still alive, in case anyone was wondering.

I’ve been from Paris to Luxembourg (too small, and closed), then via brief changeovers in Cologne and Prague to spend the last two nights in Bratislava in Slovakia. I’ll post more details of each city when I get back (no, really I will!).

My feet are killing me from old boots and too many ‘walking cities’, my brain is fried from changing currencies and language every two days, the changing food has done nothing good for my body and the strong beer has done nothing good for my head.

I’ve done all I can think of in Bratislava, I’m out of season so things have been quiet everywhere I’ve been so far. I’ve got a few hours to kill before I take the overnight train to Krakow. My final train ride of the trip, the trains are very good, but my last overnight journey was a bit cramped until half-way through. This one is worse as it arrives at half six in the morning with lots of stops in between. At least Krakow is the last stop so I can ignore everything until we get there.

The next two days will be interesting, I had nothing planned for Bratislava before arriving and managed to find things. But for Krakow I have more than enough things I’d like to do to fill the time. Hopefully I can shoehorn it all in, otherwise we’ll just see how it goes. It’s easy enough to fly to anyway, so I can come back.

Off for a few drinks before the train, more when I get back to Edinburgh next week.

One Response to “Still Alive”

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