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... while.....we arrived at Wille Orla, Zakopane. A small village at the foot of the Tatras mountain range, in the south of Poland. The village is a hiking destination in summer, a ski destination in winter and an all year round training ground for athletes. The next morning I awoke early, and was out the front door with music in my ears and my running shoes on....swoosh! I explored the hills and open fields with dew covered grass, and a low lying mist, air so fresh it lept up to ...
Today we followed the Bialka, another river that flows into the Dunajec, but the sun shone and life was good. But this was the day whère the well marked route -- white and red bars, or little bicycle signs, on little roads that led through villages, behind farm outbuildings, on pavement, on dirt, on cobbles, really struck me. Our European companions expect these, but I continue to be impressed by Poland's tourist infrastructure. Our guide tells ...
... be complete without one.
TIPS AND TRICKS AND BIKE STUFF AND THE BIKE TRAVEL BIZNESS
So everyone else in this group has done loads of bike touring, mostly self-guided, but some guided. The one thing I have that surprises them is my helmet-mounted rearview mirror, which will be clipped off before we leave, because the aging helmet is staying behind.
The group breaks up as eight doing self-guided, and six guided, we rendezvous evenings for ...
... a trendy place to be.
IS THE POPE POLISH?
After a couple hours in a 20-seat van -- and lunch -- we arrived in Zab, Poland's highest town. We're in the Tatra Mountains, if you're looking at a map. And if you thought the question "Is the Pope Polish?" Went away with John Paul II, well, not here it hasn't! We began our ride at a big sign for The Pope's Road. JPII traveled this way a lot, he ...
... course. The second choice was a 5 hour trek up a massive mountain which ill call the metahorn for this case and it was taken on by a few of our crazier bus buddies. It gave off great views of the borders around Poland on a clear day and apparently it was well worth the hike. The last but certainly not least was the third option, which we took. The hike up the mountain to the lake Morskie Oko was meant to be easy to moderate! It was anything but. As we got off the 40 minute bus ride we ...