Thursday, September 26, 2013

September 2013 - Spissky Hrad

The Spis Castle was build some 900 years ago, in the 12th century, on the site of an earlier castle. As an important political, economic and cultural center for this part of Kingdom of Hungary, several kings and families owned the castle. Now, a property of state of Slovakia, 'Spissky Hrad' (in Slovak), one of the largest castles in Europe, is living vividly as a tourist's favorite spot. (as found on

According to the internet, it takes about 1 hour to hike to the castle.


Depending upon how many pictures they take, the journey may take a little more than an hour (I hope longer as I'm always grateful for the photos).

 These photos make me want to take a trip!


This last picture is for those who truly know Whitney--this should give you a smile for the day...

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