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High Tatras, part 2 (Východná Vysoká, Obrovský vodopád)


The following text is the direct continuation of part 1 of this High Tatras series.

High Tatras

I hiked in the central part of the High Tatras still and departed from the train station in Poprad-Tatry early in the morning by using the inexpensive meter-gauge railway connection (Tatranské Elektrické Železnice, TEŽ).

Východná Vysoká, August 15

I set off at the green marked trailhead at the train station in … read more

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


Two months after my sabbatical I returned to my second home Slovakia for a small hiking adventure in the High Tatras mountain range.

Before I went by train to Poprad-Tatry in the Prešov Region where I was going to stay for one week I spent one day in the capital Bratislava to enjoy the evening at the Danube with some of my Slovak friends.

Poprad, August 12

The city … read more