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... behind our hotel that we would be tackling in the morning.
The path behind the place we were staying lead us up a gently sloping hill to the base of the mountain where we were greeted by close to a 100 people about to embark on the same journey and were waiting in line to purchase tickets to take the cable car to the top of Lomnicky Stit, which according to Wikipedia is one of the steepest in Europe. The first of the two rides was ...
... in the Carpathian Basin. The views are beyond breathtaking, we have been told, which we could confirm, if we had seen any.
Alas, despite out best planning efforts, the week we arrived in the Tatras coincided with a week of extreme weather which hindered our hiking options as well as the general panorama of the mountains. Weather which began as “partially cloudy” quickly eventuated into “extreme thunderstorms” before capitulating into ...
... 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 ...
Took the bus from Kraków to Zakopane and then another bus to the start of the hike. The hike took two hours to reach Morskie Oko aka the Eye of the Sea, which is a big beautiful lake in a valley surrounded by mountains. We hiked 400m vertically, but a total of 10km distance. Then we hiked around ...
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 ...