Pytloun Travel Hotel
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Today was not one of our finest displays of human emotions. This trip was becoming mentally challenging for both us, particularly me.
We had an early start this morning which was good, maybe because we were out of food and water and needed some. For dinner the night before we had plain noodles with miso paste and for breakfast we had plain noodles with vege salt cooked in lake water, which looked ok.
Luckily it wasn't raining when we left, ...
... it happens , there was a wedding in the old town square the day of the pottery and guess what the bride was wearing? Yep! Orange! And the groom had orange shoes with his black suit. It was worth a snap!
Our walk back to the car was past Claudia's Ice cream shop. (Claudia keeps her horse at Studniska) so we called in to try one! "Gratuitous" she said (or something like that in Polish)..for free... for you! Nice.
We were back at Studniska by 2pm because Gary had ...
... We stopped for a peruse..nothing of interest. We also came across ruins of a massive old castle. We tried to have a look around with our cameras, but were stopped by a guy saying "Private, Private" I guess that meant get out! I did sneak a shot or two.
We arrived at Swieradow-Zdroj, at the foot of the mountain about 11 am. This place was the most trendy I had seen in Poland. It was a seasonal Ski resort and reminded me, a little, of Thredbo . ...
... with enough English to point us in the right direction. We managed to get on a track to a hill, but a tractor came up behind us and scared us all. So a couple of boy scout decisions later, Gregg had us trekking up the track to the volcano/rock summit. It was a great climb and once there it was a great view of the Polish countryside. Not to mention it was a great navigational achievement!
Our next stop was ...
... old and untouched. Although saying this, the forestry commission does actively manage the forest and deforestation occurs where the trees get too dense to allow for broader growth. The last part of the path stretches up the side of a ravine until it joins a rough track which connects to the Castle. Chojnik is what a castle should be. Half ruins, half complete with lots of ramparts and towers to explore. A path runs round the edge of ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking