These articles were published in the Spectacular Slovakia travel guide, published annually by The Slovak Spectator since 1996. The latest editions can be obtained from our online shop.

Thank you

Countless people across the country assisted in the creation of this magazine. While I am certain to forget more than just a few, I would like to recognise as many as possible.

Special thanks to many people in Bratislava, but particularly Milan Vajda and the entire staff of The Slovak Spectator (including Matt Reynolds in New York); Aaron Chase in Poprad; David McLean, Henry Brandon and Craig Johnson in Prešov; Brian Chung in Bardejov; Michelle Weinberg in Šahy; the Nespala family in Skalica; the Habšudová family in Považské Podhradie; Mimi Gosney and the staff of the SNP Museum in Banská Bystrica; Peter Jáni, Ján and Gabo in Sklené Teplice; Sylvia and Jozef Pálffy in Bojnice; Csaba in Komárno; the amazingly helpful staff at the information centres in Prešov, Žilina and Bardejov; Eli Fenichel in Slovenský raj; Many people in Spišská Nová Ves, but particularly Tomáš Repčiak, Ivan Bendík, Dewey Smolka, Magda, Brita and Peter Magulak, Laco Kráľ, Eva Bavalová and all the workers on the cathedral tower; Pavol Kuna, Tomáš Petrík,

Bibiana Jarošová and Miro Jílek in the High Tatras; Several Peace Corps Volunteers from across the country.

Very special thanks to Jozef Šlepecký for your extraordinary dedication; Ed Holt and Steve Simurda for the good advice; Laura Kelly for the countless bits of mentoring; and the entire magazine staff, especially Ján Svrček, Jonathan Gresty and Martin Janoško. - CT

These articles and related information were published in Spectacular Slovakia 2002.

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