Saturday, October 31, 2015

smolenice SK

visiting smolenice, the former property of the feudal lords palffy and esterhazy families in western slovakia with its nice castle and nice surrounding hills & forests.
the smolenice castle as seen from the village
the church
cemetery
the smolenice castle
the palffy emblem
countryside
pop art :-)
 a nearby village of Dolne Oresany
more smolenice pictures here

just in case you are missing the slovak ice-hockey legend zigmund 'ziggy' palffy, the native from nearby city of skalica and world champion of 2002, here he is:
zigmund palffy 2004 LA Kings (source here)

ziggy's carreer stats (e.g. 713 points in 684 NHL games, not bad ;-), source palffy's wikipedia page

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