Hiking Mount Toubkal – three lessons learnt

Being the highest peak of North Africa – Jebel Toubkal located in Atlas mountains attracts more hikers, both experienced and those less experienced, every year. Reasons for this are cheap convenient long weekend Ryanair flights from Krakow to Marrakech, relatively low costs of drive from airport to Imlil (mind! you do not want to spend…

Western Tatras – Czerwone Wierchy this wintertime

During the first days of spring it goes without saying that this winter has been somewhat magical. Discovering something you never knew you might like so much is quite exciting. The route this weekend was demanding, the best one so far and probably the last one done this winter. Although distance-wise it was very reasonable,…

Tatra mountains – from Grzes through Rakon to Volovec

It is 10 PM on Friday and packing to Tatra mountains is still on the way. You are making sandwiches. For many reasons sandwiches taste so much better at the top, where there is a silence, clean air and you know you did your best to deserve them. A thought is circling in your mind…

On a way to Erg Chebbi Dunes in Moroccan Sahara

The trip has started at unreasonable 7 AM. No one from the group known, but positive attitude maintained at all times. Turned out the group was ideal Bezos’ two pizza team, easy to make decisions with and keep on moving. The trip as planned was taken through Atlas mountains at the hight of 2260 m…

Experience Marrakech

There are places that can be described with many words and there are some, like Marrakech, that better explained when seen. It is the first time that I had trouble to reduce the number of pictures I wanted to share. So here is a long one of Marrakech so far out of my week long…

Polish Baltic seaside, where wind is strong and air is fresh

There is a place in Poland where strong wind blows, air is pollution-free and sea is super clean. Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia or commonly known as Tricity is a metropolitan area of Pomeranian region. Filled with maritime ebb, very much non Polish architecture shaped by number of merchants over time, and Polish Solidarity strong national…

In love with Tatra mountains

One of the first winter walks this year in Polish Tatra mountains was nice and easy, can be easily made in up to 4 hours. Starting from Palenica Bialczanska parking, the blue path leads to Rusinowa Polana and subsequently green one to Gesia Szyja. Even though not as much seen as expected as weather decided…

Exploring Poland in Kashubia region

Consisting of many lakes and natural parks, Kashubia (Kaszuby) region in Poland is one of those places where you will manage to completely escape busy city life. With its own distinct culture and language, Kashubia has been on and off under Polish and German influence but manage to preserve its uniqueness. The region is stretching…

Winter and dwarfs in Wroclaw

City weekend away is always a good idea. For two days you manage to do all the “must sees”. Some of the merits any Polish city has to offer in winter are mulled wine, magical christmas market square and feeling of bliss when entering a cosy coffee place or resto after wandering around in low temperatures….