Echoes of from the Past
The Crown Jewel of all the castles built in Jordan during the Crusade times. The Castle has 16 towers, with the biggest being the tower of Baybars. Kerak Castle is an interesting place to visit, but it is far from its greatness. The sieges and ages throughout it stood, heavil
Not to be mistaken with the novel of the same by Thomas Mann, Zauberberg is a magical place, nevertheless. Not necessary for its undeniable beauty, but by the way the mountain affects the visitors of this unexpected refuge from the troubles of the outside world.
Somewhere in the Alps,
Winter… Winter always comes and once it does, somehow it feels that it never leaves. I hardly meet a person who doesn’t want to migrate somewhere warmer during the cold season. Here in Europe, we don’t have many places to run-away from the bitter cold of winter, but the Canary Islands
TANAP (Tatra National Park) was established only in 1954 by the Communist Government, based on the plans made during the interwar period. The park is a good historical what of what building nations tried to do with the recreational areas. The clash between environmental protection and technolo
Winter hike to Nosal Mountain
Nosal, (eng. nose) is a 1,206m height mountain near the Winter Capital of Poland, Zakopane. Its main attraction is skiing, but hikers can also test themselves by following a green track from Kuznice to the peak of Nosal. The hike starts at 935m elevation and takes appr
Kasprowy Wierch, Poland & Slovakia
According to some folk tales, Kasprowy Wierch (eng. Casper’s Peak) is named after the owner of the valley below the mountain, Hala Kasprowa. Back then, in the 18th century, the inhabitants of Zakopane used the valley to graze their sheep and nobody though of conque
Hiking during Winter
Winter… Winter has come. As the temperatures drop, so does the number of people willing to spend their time outside. Despite that, some of us are still going to seek out the great outdoors. It is not that easy just to stick around in the cities throughout the whole winter prete
Because of a similar name to the most popular trail in the world, to some “Camino del Faro” might sound like a long and hard walk. The reality couldn’t be more opposite. From the starting point to the very end, the whole 2.5km of road is wheelchair-friendly. The route is relatively flat; thu
The key feature of Puig Campana is a small gash, located just next to the peak of the mountain. Interestingly, a rock of a similar shape could be seen, from the beaches of Benidorm, in the Mediterranean Sea.
This coincidence has stimulated the imagination of local people for ages. Perhaps, f
What is so special about Cova Tallada?
Everything is written in its name – Cova Tallada – translated from Valenciana language that would be the Carved Cave. This makes Cova Tallada not just another cave – sculpted out of a rock by water waves as it was some kind of bad-tasted contemporary art sculpt
Winter Hike to Morskie Oko
Located in the heart of Tatra National Park just next to the Polish-Slovak border, Lake Morskie Oko (eng. Eye of the Sea) is a popular destination for countless local and foreign adventurers. For centuries this beautiful lake has intrigued millions of nature lovers, hikers
This is rather a technical piece, if you are feeling sleepy, please, skip this one;) Traveling in the Highlands of Scotland can get a bit difficult. The sole purpose of this article is to share the information I gathered bring my girlfriend to this wonderful place by bus. I promise th