Tatra Backpackers Hostel

ul. Modrzejewskiej 5, Zakopane, Southern Poland, 34500, Poland | Hostel
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Location

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

Oh no! Not another damn castle

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman on Jul 29, 2014

2 comments, 13 photos


We passed the 4,000 mile mark on yesterday's bimble, but today it's a day off the bikes. We're going to a castle!

Orava Castle is built on a hill overlooking the village of Oravský Podzámok, on a bend in the River Orava, in north eastern Slovakia.



It was first mentioned in chronicles dating back to 1267 but there had certainly ...

In and out of Poland

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman on Jul 28, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... mok there is a huge fork of lightning and almost instantaneous clap of thunder. We've been here before, and it's best to get under cover and wait it out. Fortunately there's a handy restaurant on the hill just above us and we move smartly inside for lunch and fruit tea.



In just a few miles we cross back into Slovakia. We are heading for the small town of Oravský Podzámok where we will visit ...

Hiking! (Yes you read this right)

A travel blog entry by juliakozlik on Jul 20, 2014

9 photos

... we got to the cave. He warned us it would be very difficult and slippery so those who didn't think they could do it should stay back and wait. We all went. In order to get into the cave we had to climb up a ladder. Then there was a chain bolted to the cave walls that we could hold onto and pull ourselves up. I couldn't believe how hard it was because there weren't any foot holes and it was wet. When i got in there all I could think of was, **** I really wish I had ...

Big Hiking Day

A travel blog entry by sandy1948 on Jul 10, 2014

8 photos

Today, we woke up to another cloudy, rainy day. But a little rain won't stop this group. After breakfast in our hotel, we hopped on our shuttle bus to the tram. Our destination is the top of a ski mountain, Kasprowy Wierch at 1959 m (6427 ft.). The visibility wasn't very good at the top, but 11 of us decided to hike down. We were told that it was an easy 1.5 hr hike; "just follow ...

June 30th

A travel blog entry by kristenmh on Jun 30, 2014

1 photo

... to go some way up the mountain anyway to see the view. Lucy, Emily and I stayed in town, shopping and tasting the local cheeses. We later went out for dinner at a traditional polish restaurant with singers and musicians. Gemma and I both had some amazing mulled wine and I had beef sirloin with boiled ...

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