Friday, November 24, 2017

Slovakia

A VISIT TO SLOVAKIA

Post Office personnel in distant parts of the world sometimes confuse Ireland with Iceland, but Slovakia has a far worse identity problem: Slavic…Slavonic…Slovenian…Czechoslovakian. There it is—just east of Vienna. The Czech and Slovak federation separated in 1993, four years after their ‘velvet revolution’. The Slovak Republic has 5½ million people in an area about half the size of our...