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High Tatras, part 5 (Sedlo sedielko, Sedlo prielom)

Introduction

This blog-post is a continuation of a past article about hiking tours in the High Tatras mountain range1.

Like in summer 2020, the plan was to cross some of the elongated valleys in the High Tatras and to negotiate two particular mountain saddles.

This year the two saddles of my choice were Sedlo prielom and Sedlo sedielko very close to the Polish border (colored brown on the … read more

High Tatras, part 4 (Bystrá lávka, Priečne sedlo)

Introduction

After I had visited the High Tatras mountain range two times during the past year (August and October), I made further extensive tours this summer.

This time those tours were supposed to be more difficult.

At least slightly. Otherwise I wouldn’t find any good reason for visiting the High Tatras again without having a challenge of sorts to begin with.

Though I love being in Slovakia and … read more

Slovak Paradise (Suchá Belá)

Introduction

In the last week of June I made use of the regained freedom to travel to visit the Slovak Paradise (Slovenský raj) for the second time in this year.

Admittedly, my first article about the Slovak Paradise cannot serve as a somewhat useful account of the national park, since I marched only through a small part in the east during February as I encountered plenty of snow, … read more