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Hiking in the Tatra mountains

Posted: 2006-07-31 02:52:35, Categories: Travel, Poland, 137 words (permalink)
I arrived in Zakopane a few days ago and did a two-day hike on the Polish side of the Tatra mountains. The region has a lot of lakes between the peaks and offers some magnificent views. I was lucky with the weather especially on the first day. Rather… more »
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Warsaw and Krakow

Posted: 2006-07-25 11:45:25, Categories: Travel, Poland, 433 words (permalink)
I spent five and half days in Warsaw, leaving Monday July 17th, and arrived in Krakow on Friday. So I've seen both the capital, currently also Poland's biggest city, and taken a peek at the ancient capital. The old town of Warsaw was mostly destroyed in… more »

Two different nights with the locals

Posted: 2006-07-25 11:20:10, Categories: Travel, Poland, Hospitality exchange, Cycling, 1019 words (permalink)
I like traveling without advance reservations. While on the road I often don't know in the morning where I'll spend the following night. Usually it's easy to find a hostel, a guesthouse or a nice place to camp. However, sometimes everything doesn't go… more »

Across the Mazurian lake district

Posted: 2006-07-15 14:15:44, Categories: Travel, Poland, Cycling, 646 words (permalink)
My trip has advanced until Warsaw. But before Poland I'll get briefly back to the Kaliningrad part. We didn't have any major problems, but as we expected, traveling through Kaliningrad was a bit more complicated than crossing the Baltic states. First of… more »

Curonian Spit and Kaliningrad

Posted: 2006-07-05 11:27:22, Categories: Travel, Lithuania, Russia, 629 words (permalink)
Curonian Spit is one of the most interesting places in the Baltic region. It's about 100 km long and only a couple of kilometers wide cape which separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. About half of the cape belongs to Lithuania, half to… more »

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