Usually when traveling, it is best to be aware of wild animals and keep a distance. The same is true for Slovakia. However, because the bear is a relatively common sight in many places every day, and tourists in Slovakia, face a unique situation. In addition, since the bear is an integral part of the Slovak culture, all visitors must be prepared in advance on how to deal with bears and people in the country. In fact, traveling in Slovakia, you will notice immediately how well bears and humans in many cases, half the side. It is rare that a bear will harm anyone, as long as he is left alone to go about their business.
Since this relationship has developed over many years, the Slovaks have integrated into the daily life of the bears, and even joke about openly roamed the streets of a typical rural resident bears. A folk dance called the "Bear Dance" is the core of folklore and culture. Every year, thousands of dance to celebrate spring. The dancers spin around with arms held high, they say, broom broom and pretend to eat honey. Do the dance correctly is especially for young boys rites of passage.
Perhaps the most unique sights in bears. These bears are descended from a trained circus bears from the Soviet era. The Enchanted Forest near Trencin, bears roam the park in peace. People meet regularly to monitor the bears, bear, and even built a playground. Why? This is because despite the fact several times on families, these bears are passed along the circus tricks of their young. Because bears do tricks and perform amazing feats in the park. When you ride small bikes, and other dance music. Inwinter, bears on the ice rink to skate family the joy and pleasure, who gather to watch the play.