Oliver is…

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man

…done with Zakopane

Before arriving in Poland there were a number of places outside the main cities that I was interested in going. Although some, like trips to the forests of Bialystok, didn’t happen, I did make the jaunt to much-hyped mountain town Zakopane, which the people with Polish knowledge I spoke to beforehand saying would be one of the best parts of my trip.

zakopane

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…almost definitely a Polish superstar

I don’t have any pictures to illustrate what I’m talking about in this post, so you’ll have to just trust everything I say and use your imagination to best understand what I’m trying to describe. It might not be easy.

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…done with Warsaw

As my train made its way into the Polish capital, I spoke to the pair of locals in my cabin to make sure I was going to the right station. After confirming I was almost there, we talked about the city itself and both told me they hated it and both were going because of commitments there rather than for real pleasure.

No idea

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