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How to Get Between Poprad, Ždiar and Zakopane in Poland

It’s a topic that’s thrashed out on travel forums again and again, because the online info is always conspicuously lacking in some of the necessary detail: how to take the beguilingly scenic trip across the east of the High Tatras … Continue reading

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The Tatranská Magistrala Stage 1: Ždiar to Chata Pri Zelenom Plese

Ždiar, as mentioned in Englishmaninslovakia’s introduction to hiking the Tatranská Magistrala, is the best starting point for beginning the walk. It’s a beautiful village below the lovely Bela Tatras, with many examples of the Goral architecture (the Goral people are a … Continue reading

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All Hail the Ginger Monkey

With the advent of December comes peak skiing season in the High Tatras, and no more appropriate time to mention for the first time my favourite place in these mountains, Ždiar, and the best accommodation option within, the Ginger Monkey. On … Continue reading

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