Zakopane and onwards September 17th 2007 After two nights in Krakow we hopped on a bus and headed south to Zakopane - the village at the foot of the Tatras Mountains. It is a gorgeous village, full of gorgeous wooden houses with masses of wooden decorations inside and out. There are so many in fact and it is so unique, that the architecture became known as the "Zakopane style". Unsurprisingly, Evan was most interested in wandering aro ... read more
Europe » Poland » Lesser Poland » Zakopane Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived near the middle of the 10th century. Its golden age occurred in the 16th century. During the following century, the strengthening of the gentry and internal disorders weakened the nation. In a series of ... ... read more
Evan and I are off on our first round the world trip. This is something we have been planning for ages, but it still took a few twists and turns towards the end as we researched and came across other places to see and things to do. Like the inclusion of the trans-mongolian trip. Who would have thought?
We are starting in Africa on 1 July and plan to go from there to Eastern Europe and the UK to see family and then on to Central and South America.
Only 4 days till we take off.
PS. The strange name of our blog relates to our cat - Trax - whom we are leaaving with nanna for a year. Hopefu... full info