Category Archives: Slovakia

Surviving A Nightmare Slog to Zbojnicka Chalet in Slovakia

Going to the Zbojnicka Chalet, we took the “easier” of two routes so Peter described it. It would be up steeply to the Swistowa pass, around and down to the Skalnate Pleso and around with one more up the Starolesna

Hiking In The Slovakian Tatras to Brncalova (Zelenom) Chalet

So very sore and tired, we left Zakopane by mini-bus to Lysa Polana to cross the border and then into Slovakia. Two nights were going to be spent in mountain chalets before heading to Tatranska Lomnica, a major Slovakian ski

Plan A Trip Through The Tatras Mountains in Central Europe

Air? The group tour planned to fly into Warsaw, Poland and immediately train to Krakow. Instead of meeting up with them there, we flew Chicago to Frankfurt to Krakow via Warsaw arriving two nights before the group. This would give

Hiking Through The High Tatras of Poland and Slovakia

I’ve read a tremendous amount of travel literature on Krakow, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic but where and what were the High Tatra Mountains? A little investigation and googling showed the High Tatras are the highest mountain range in the