My train is delayed by 45 minutes (originally 40), which means I’ll get in after 11:30. Not only that but the previous train was delayed 80 minutes and was just leaving as I arrived, so I don’t have high hopes for this one. Man oh man is this train station ghetto. And this is theContinue reading “Bratislava sucks”
Well my first impression upon arriving in the train station last night was that I had taken a train back in time. After crossing the ghetto to get to my hostel, I realised this morning that the whole city is a ghetto. There are some relatively nice bits in the old town but much likeContinue reading “Brati-sucks-a”
Met some black guys from Somalia at the hostel. One lives in the town and the other guy is visiting from Norway. He said despite having the money, his friend was refused from every hotel he went to. They have another friend who just got into town and he also has been rejected from twoContinue reading “Eastern Europe”
Well it looks like the train passes through the bottom corner of Germany, so I can splurge on data. It’s flattened out a little since we’ve hit Bavaria, which is a shame but for a long time, I was just seeing view after view! Also, I am very hungry.
I’ve been on my way for a couple hours now, cutting across Switzerland and Austria, in a mad dash for Bratislava. I didn’t book anything yet, in case I don’t make it. We’ll see where I end up but if it doesn’t work out, I’ll just stay somewhere in Vienna. I don’t want to useContinue reading “Gerade im Zug”
I got up early this morning to catch the 8am train out of Rome, direct to Milano, where I could take another train to Zürich. In typical Italian style, the Italian train was fashionably late and I didn’t make the connection! Well, it at least gave me some time to grab a piece of pizzaContinue reading “The Alps”
Well I spent the day wandering Rome. I took few pictures, since I just wanted to enjoy the atmosphere. In fact, I only took any photos atop of St. Peter’s; I didn’t climb up there last time. Funnily enough, the most dishonest people I’ve ever seen in line ups was at the Vatican. Go figure.Continue reading “Roma”
I realised that I haven’t posted anything lately. I’ve been pretty tired and haven’t felt like writing. I won’t write much now either. After I left Florence, I went to Monteriggione, an old medieval fortress, made famous by Assassin’s Creed. It turned out the game made a lot of it up but it was stillContinue reading “Buonasera”
It has long been my dream to track down one of the tastiest things I’ve ever eaten, some cheese and salami in Florence, at a place beside the cathedral. I retraced my steps and found the exact place but what I was looking for was missing from the menu!!!! Still, I decided to sit downContinue reading “Disappointing meal in Florence!”
Well I didn’t make it across Monaco. I wandered around for 11km but that city is laid out insanely and absolutely not pedestrian friendly. I was glad to abandon that fool’s mission and leave town. Also, it seems the iPhone threw out a lot of my panoramas again. Go Apple. Heading off to Pisa tomorrow.