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High Tatras, part 1 (Slavkovský štít, Veľká Svišťovka, Zelené pleso)

Introduction

The first time after my sabbatical in spring, I returned to my second home Slovakia.

I was looking forward to a hiking adventure in the High Tatras mountain range, where the general visitor is allowed to ascend the prominent summits from late spring to autumn (unlike to e.g. the Low Tatras where visitors have access the entire year).

Before I went by train to Poprad in the Prešov Region where I was going to stay for one week, I spent one day in the capital Bratislava for meeting with …