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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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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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Open Water

During January I was enjoying relatively balmy weather in Libya when I heard on a Polish satellite television channel that the Vistula was frozen.  As recent Polish winters have been relatively mild, I was looking forward to seeing the frozen … Continue reading

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