Tatra Backpackers Hostel

Address: ul. Modrzejewskiej 5, Zakopane, Southern Poland, 34500, Poland | Hostel
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This hostel, located on ul. Modrzejewskiej 5, Zakopane, is near Krupowki Street, Gubalowka, Tatra Mountains, and Karol Szymanowski Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Zakopane

Trekking the Tratas!

A travel blog entry by eddim on Sep 12, 2015

15 photos

... along the way. Of course I was worried about Dad and a few of the others making it down in one piece, that I wasn't always watching my step but theirs and ended up falling twice myself. All good, just a bruised ego!

Our reward was lunch at the end of the trail at a hotel/restaurant that had a lovely patio to take in the views. We could have walked the rest of the way back into the town, but it is a boring paved walk with not much to look ...

That time we climbed mountains and fought bears

A travel blog entry by aaronandjo on Sep 06, 2015

1 comment, 91 photos

... the final hurdle. An even steeper path that involved a series of slippery rocks and chains. The last section required us to pull ourselves up using a series of chains hammered into the rock. After a few fearful tears and a little pep talk we decided to channel Nike and just do it.

Once we got to the top we were rewarded with the thickest blanket of fog that could only be matched with the howling of the wind which threatened to topple us over the edge. This was Poland ...

Auschwitz and Schindler's Factory

A travel blog entry by redtilly on Aug 16, 2015

52 photos

... army barracks, but when the Germans invaded Poland, they took it over as a concentration camp. Over 1,300,000 people, most of them Jews, were gassed or died at these camps. When they arrived in railway wagons they were divided into fit for work or not fit for work. The unfit group were told to undress and they would be given a shower. They were packed into a room and then gassed to death. Most of the other prisoners ...

Hike to Morskie Oko, the Eye of the Sea

A travel blog entry by nicwhalley on Aug 12, 2015

... on a path made of big rocks. The view was amazing and the water was so clear and fresh. We even filled up our waterbottle on the hike up using run off from the mountains. Then we got the horse and carriage on the way back down the mountain. Then we got the bus to Zakopane and then to Kraków ...

Seeking a Mountain Retreat

A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Aug 06, 2015

10 photos

Tired of the blistering heat I make for the hills looking for some reprieve in a mountain retreat. No matter where in Central Europe you are in an alpine wonderland is usually a short journey away. The High Tatras rugged cliffs and trails for every fitness level draw hikers from all over. More of a winter ski destination a plethora of hikers usually congregate in the same area so if you ...