Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is the only capital in the world to border two countries - Austria and Hungary. It is about an hour's drive from Vienna. The city has had a number of names[a] over the years - with Bratislava being adopted as the official name in 1919.
Wind turbines on the way to Bratislava. Apparently, the area between Vienna and Bratislava is one of the windiest places in Europe.
In Bratislava, just coming out of the central garage.
Not the most upbeat cafe, one has to assume.
The "New Bridge" (Novy Most) across the Danube.
One of the many statues in the old town.
High street in the old town.
Residential building just outside of the old town.
In honor of MTV's Beyonce weekend, we present this statuelicious work of art.
View of the old part of Bratislava from Bratislava Castle.
Wind turbines on the west side of the Danube.
View of the Danube and the western part of Bratislava from Bratislava Castle.
Residential blocks on the west shore of the Danube.
Inside the renovated Bratislava Castle.
The narrow passage leading to the catle's well.
The storm drain of the courtyard, picture taken from below.
Picture taken down the well of the castle.
Rain clouds approaching from Vienna.
Modern buildings at the foot of the hill where Bratislava Castle stands.
Buildings being renovated just outside the old town.
The main square in the old town.