Monthly Archives: September 2004

Astonishing Hungary !!

We thought we would just ride thru’ Hungary onward to Romania. But throughout the short 4 days, we were really caught by the helpful hands that reached out to us, not only from the ever friendly hungarians but also from … Continue reading

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News flash … last stop in Slovakia

Yo everybody! We’re safe and sound and almost drunk in fact … haha… little did we know that the southern part of Slovakia is so filled with vineyards and wine is so commonly consumed here. Yah, good and fine wine … Continue reading

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Last Polish night … in the mountains of Czech and Poland

I have briefly met some of the Marcol family 1-1/2 years ago on High Tatra Mountains through a chance encounter. But it is only now that we are able to meet again, in their cosy house under the mountains. It … Continue reading

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Offroad tour of the nearby national park…tiring workout for a rest day..

Wojciech had decided to put his study aside to be our tour guide to the awesome national park he frequents, on bicycle of course! A beautiful day to suit the awesome sights and what better ways than on our steeds. … Continue reading

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Re-establishing a contact we met along our journey..

He cycled more than 5000km in 3wks from Stockholm to Nordkapp and then back to home in this enchanting hillside village near Krákow, Bolechowice. We crossed path at the road down from Kemi in Finland, and a month later, he … Continue reading

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800 years old village, Chéciny

A few disappointing attempts at the klastor and even the school domitary with the help of some young boys, we finally found our shelter in this scenic and historical village. It was a complicated affair to explain that we were … Continue reading

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Good evening Teachers!

Onwards from Warsaw to Kraków, midway stop at Stare Gózd and in the home of teachers Sabina, a Polish language teacher with her husband, Piotr, a History teacher sheltered us when so many other houses we tried earlier told us, … Continue reading

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Warsaw … in search of the silver sword

Fortunate to meet kind and helpful people in a big city like Warsaw. Well-to-do people can be nice and generous too! They had a building where there´s a place for sleeping, shower and a nice simple kitchen too. Dominik´s mother … Continue reading

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Meeting with his ambassador of Poland :)

A brief encounter with the diplomat of our home country, Malaysia. Having coffee in the office of his ambassador.

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6 km from Rozan, Rzewnie farmstay.

A young couple and the husband father lived in this simple farmhouse. They have all they need for food, a field to grow wheat, a garden for fruits and a barn for animals. Katarzyna is also expecting her 1st child, … Continue reading

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