Tatra Mountains VI

Hiking in Tatra Mountains is very popular. When the weather is good you will find a lot of people on the trails. Although you cannot see it, the trails are very well and frequently marked on the rocks and even though the terrain may look deserted it would be difficult to get lost. If you … More Tatra Mountains VI

Tatra Mountains V

Tatra Mountains has varried terrain on the trails. Sometimes there is a path – grassy or rocky – but fairly level. At other times you climb over stones and boulders and both hands come in handy 😉 The buildings you see here are the end station of the gondola lift that comes all the way … More Tatra Mountains V

Tatra Mountains IV

Glorious sunny day in the Tatra Mountains. When you are on top, any direction you look there is a new vista to see. It makes it difficult to actually hike effectively, because I want to stop every few steps to take in and somehow preserve this new view.

Tatra Mountains III

The lakes in Tatra Mountains are “fed” with snow coming down the slopes. The water is oh-so-cold even in the end of summer. This is the beginning, it is June, and there is still snow in the ravines. I will be comming down to the lakes later; for now we are hiking on the ridge. … More Tatra Mountains III

Tatra Mountains II

The clouds get “caught” by the Tatra’s high peaks and often threaten with rain even on a sunny day. Part of the trail that traverses the slope is visible; that was not our hike but you can appreciate the steepness of the climb.

Tatra Mountains I

Tatra Mountains, the highest mountains in Poland, are part of the Carpathian Mountains. The highest peak, Rysy, reaches 8200 ft. The mountains are a national park and very popular destination with hikers. There is an abundance of trails but since these are high mountains, most hikes are taking the best part of the day. For … More Tatra Mountains I

Gliwice In Orange

This is my hometown, Gliwice in Poland. In the old part of town there are many small and narrow streets that lead to the main plaza where the Town Hall stands. Here and there, under arcades and in the shade of trees there are small cafe’s where you can have a coffee or tea. Tea, … More Gliwice In Orange

Homeless / WPC

My sister and I stopped at this little church on our way back to Sandomierz in Poland. The gate was shut, the church closed. And yet someone so visibly cared for it by placing this figure of Christ on the gate. My contribution to Weekly Photo Challenge – Scale.