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Kjeragbolten: Scary, Exhausting and Exciting!

A stream of water flowing on the hike to Kjerakbolten

Kjeragbolten: Scary, Exhausting and Exciting! Over the summer I was in Norway, trying to complete three hikes which are on my bucket list – Kjeragbolten, Preikestolen and Trolltunga. Things did not go to plan as I was only able to do one of them. More on that later…   How to hike Kjeragbolten In case you don’t know, Kjeragbolten is a rock / boulder that sits in a crevasse in the Kjerag mountain in the south west of Norway with…

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Destinations Europe Poland

Wieliczka – The Mine With Walls You Can Lick

Wieliczka

Wieliczka – The Mine With Walls You Can Lick In Krakow, it is impossible to avoid the¬†Wieliczka Salt Mine. EVERY¬†company does tours to the place. I had a limited amount of time in Krakow, so thought why not!? The mine is over 700 years old, 300 metres deep and 170 miles long and yes you can actually lick the walls! The tours of the mine only cover about 2 miles of the tunnels, so you only get to see a…

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Walking Tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau

Walking Tour of Auschwitz

Walking Tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau Auschwitz. Is there any other word or place in the English language that can cause people to have such an immediate emotional reaction as this one? I have wanted to visit Auschwitz for many years and recently I took a trip to Poland (Krakow and Wroclaw to be specific). So I simply had to visit. Imagine being so close and not going. What would that say about me as a person? My time in…

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