The Blue Beetroot
Travel Blogs from Boleslawiec
Today we headed to Poland for some pottery shopping. I had wanted to go with some friends, but the timing was just never right. Since Prague is only a few hours away from Boleslaweic, we decided we might as well go up while we had the chance.
Well, remember how proud I was of our GPS in Prague? Driving from Prague to Poland was a different …
... heard the fire truck siren again outside my window! What is the "crisis" now? I ask. It seems they won the Best Firey's competition, and they are celebrating with a few victory laps of the village with the sirens blaring!! Congrats Boys!
Lauren has a couple of commitments with the horses here at Studniska before we all take off on our road trip through Europe to get Haydn to Milan by 4th August. So its time to get the washing done and start planning whats next!
... some lovely Polish Cuisine! As it turns out Grzegorz has had a cook book published, and its his "world famous pancake recipe" we were treated to at the Chalet (he used to work in the kitchen there!!!) he gave me a copy of his cook book...in Polish..... better than a fridge magnet!
After lunch together our friends set off 8km back to the cabin, and let me say I was glad I was getting on the gondola (Sky-bus) . Put my feet up and enjoy the ride!
... some points of interest so we set off. It was a lovely warm sunny day ,and great to be out and about!
Tom Tom got us to the town we wanted easy enough but to find the track leading to the volcano proved challenging. We attempted a couple of lanes that we thought were possibilities but ended up on private farms or driveways. So we decided to call into the local Skleb (shop). Thankfully there was a young guy ...
... enduring a back breaking climb from the valley floor. Our boots on and backpacks loaded, we set off between the houses on a small trail that led up into the forest along the side of a small stream. Both sets of parents joined us for the hike and the kids were full of energy as usual. The trail wound through the forest amongst beautiful pines and evergreens, although there seems to be a clear mix here of both deciduous and coniferous - ...
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