Sofia

Sofia The last week of 2016 was in Sofia, Bulgaria. Despite having temperatures just above the freezing point and minus in the nights, the coldness was bearable. The wind chill was beyond my expectations. The visit  at the Retreat Center Plana at the top of Plana mountain was on the other…

Banska Stiavnica

Unesco town After one and a half day in Zilina, it was time to explore the second town: Banska Stiavnica. This town is a medieval preserved town. Since 1993 proclaimed by UNESCO to be a world heritage site. Hence the prices are higher in comparison to other towns.  Beside enjoying the beauty…

Zilina

Zilina The first visit of Slovakia was to the town Zilina, it is in the North West part of Slovakia. This is a nice cozy and little town. There are a bunch of shopping malls here, hence a quite modern lifestyle despite the historical buildings. The town square with the Church of…

Altmuhle

Retraite center On the way to Immenstadt, there was a perfect occasion to stay in the retraite center Altmuhle. The center is on the way of our journey. This center was a donation, as a result some friends worked together. So it became a perfect place to do some group…

Schwarzenberg

Retraite The Schwarzenberg retraite center is a cozy, matured and protected center. It has a beautiful big garden to do a walk in between the sessions. Friends living here have experience in practicing. There is less ego than anywhere else. As a result I feel no need to compete, prove, accomplish…