We passed through Slovakia on our way to
Budapest. We crossed at the border
town of Cieszyn. We passed miles of trucks waiting to cross the
border. Sometimes it can take up to 24 hours for the truck
inspections and customs.
We, on the other hand, just keep on driving and found
we were the first bus - no line. The passenger cars had a double
lane of about 30 to 40 in each lane. Cars were inspected at
For us, the passports were collected by an
immigration officer, taken to his office and stamped. No other
inspection was done. We never had to leave the bus.
then drove on to the capital of Bratislawa to the Danube
Hotel to have lunch. The Bratislawa
Castle can be seen from the hotel restaurant. It was a
great rest stop with beautiful snow falling. Glad I did not
have to drive that day.
On to Budapest