Today, at Kajtur Event Military Training, Marcin and I were put through our paces in the art of survival. I’m pleased to announce that, in the face of adversity, we prevailed, and are able to share our unique experience with you. We arrived at Kajtur to an austere looking guy (referred henceforth as ‘the Captain’), who […]

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Thanks to the GPS, we ended up in the middle of a beautiful nowhere this morning, while trying to find Szogun – a lakeside watersports facility – in Trzebawie. The desolate lane led us to a dead end, where dogs barked at us and the locals were reluctant to interact with anybody unfamiliar. When travelling, these are my […]

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We awoke to a frosty paradise. Our peaceful island refuge somehow looked even more beautiful than the night before: a silver, glistening dew coated the grass and reflected the bright sunshine; a heavy mist swarmed the surrounding water; and vivid rays of light seemed to jut from the ground, heading skywards. Witnessing the majesty of the […]

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Remaining largely unaffected by the war, the town of Polczyn-Zdroj has retained its historic charm and character. The quaint streets of the town sprawl outwards from a central square and provide the perfect setting for content pedestrians to stroll from shop to shop. Our day in Polczyn-Zdroj commenced like every good day should – with […]

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Despite a late night last night and a super comfy bed, breakfast at the Centrum Konferencyjne Zamek was definitely worth getting up for. Marcin and I had the restaurant, and a spread of food fit for kings, to ourselves, and gorged ourselves accordingly. With great reluctance, we played one final game of pool in our plush hotel […]

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Rediscovering life under Soviet rule in Borne Sulinowo was an insightful glimpse into the history of West Pomerania, but our trip to Szczecinek, or little Szczecin, promised, and delivered, a marked change of milieu. The short drive from the former to the latter allowed time for us to properly awaken, before we once again crammed an entire […]

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The sun sat high in the sky, the birds sang gaily in the trees, and we were on our way to more adrenaline-pumping military goodness this morning, before, like a bolt out of the blue, Marcin and I were pulled over by armed military policemen! A smoke grenade was released and began to mist the […]

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