Bardejov, a spa town mentioned for the first time in exhibits numerous cultural monuments in its completely intact medieval town center. The town is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. This is the area my ancestors are from.
Mountain alpine lake in High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia. High Tatra Mountains, are a mountain range along the border of northern Slovakia in the Prešov Region, and southern Poland in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. Photo by (V)
"On the left bank of the Váh river, close to Žilina, Slovakia, you'll find the Strečno Castle on top of the limestone rock. In the past it was the safest fort in the Považie region. Today it is a well preserved ruin.