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

Attic Window

Houses of this type are situated in the south Poland, at the foothills of the majestic Tatra Mountains. The best known little town, Zakopane, is where this photograph has been taken. The steep slanted roofs are necessary; these mountains get a lot of snow in the winter and this shape allows the snow to slide … More Attic Window