Category Archives: Warsaw Life

Lindsay said “You can’t have too many……

….Bikes!” So I followed her advice…

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Cheese Sandwiches and a Flask of Barszcz

Bright sunshine today drew me to the Kampinos National Park (Kampinoski Park Narodowy) to test my knee (injured in the autumn) on a 14km hike in the snow in temperatures a little below freezing.

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Off the Warsaw tourist trail (almost)!

For some time I’ve been aware that there’s a horse racing track in Warsaw (Tor Służewiec [Polish language website]), but it’s poorly covered in English language tourist guides and websites.  The major races and events at the track do get … Continue reading

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It’s official…

After living in Poland for many years, last winter I spent some time taking formal Polish language lessons, sat the intermediate ECL exam in April, and….

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First touch of winter!

Saturday saw the first touch of winter in Warsaw! Quite astonishing that winter has arrived only in mid-January. However, we’ve had a little snow and temperatures are at or below 0°C. On Sunday I tool a walk on the banks … Continue reading

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