Friday, June 18, 2010

Sojourn in Slovakia: Day 2 (Part 1)

Friday, June 4th--After a good night's sleep and a light breakfast, we set off on our Friday adventure--heading to Milpoš. At first things weren't looking so good. The steady rain had caused quite a bit of flooding around the area, including one of the roads in to Sabinov--one of the towns we needed to pass through to get to Milpoš.

Photo by Andy Rabatin

Thankfully, Stevo was with us--he was our guide and translator extraordinaire! Stevo knew another way to get through Sabinov and we continued on towards our destination. It was still raining a bit, but this did not dampen my excitement or anticipation of seeing the birthplace of my grandmother. I said a prayer that we would be able to get there. I'd come all this way and was hoping I would not be disappointed.

Photo by Lisa A. Alzo
Finally, we came upon the sign marking the entrance to the village.

I could already feel the tears wetting my eyes.

To be continued...

Copyright 2010 Lisa A. Alzo

1 comment:

Cheryl Palmer said...

Looking forward to the rest of this story!