DIARY OF THE PILGRIM: TRAVEL NOTES ABOUT CAMINO DEL NORTE 2

Continuation of notes about the journey on Camino de Santiago , northern Spain (Camino del Norte), July 2017. Read more!

DIARY OF THE PILGRIM: TRAVEL NOTES ABOUT CAMINO DEL NORTE

In July 2017 our family consisting of 3 people: mother, father and a 10-year old son, set off on a hike upon the ancient pilgrimage way of St James in Spain. We chose the Northern Way, Camino del Norte, which lays on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, for its picturesque views and less heat, very usual for midsummer in central parts of Spain. Read more!

Slovakian Tatras: foggy story of one hike

Well, who yet didn’t know that we are no homebodies? I’m afraid that our family inherited some ancient gene of the exploring migrant. And if we’re not getting used to a new country or new home, then at least we’re traveling that same country. Read more!

Auschwitz-Birkenau – the memorial to inhumanity

Museum “Auschwitz-Birkenau”. Truthfully speaking, I was a little afraid of facing this place. But always felt I had to go and see it. Read more!

Golden Temple of Amritsar

At last, having walked enough through the noisy streets of Amritsar, we made our way to the Golden Temple’s entrance. Read more!

The Holy city Amritsar

A desire to visit Amritsar appeared almost immediately as we’d started to plan a trip to India. Read more!

New Delhi – Amritsar trip by Shatabdi Express train

The second point of our trip was Amritsar. Read more!

Packing suitcases: what to bring on a trip to India?

The answer to this question doesn’t seem very difficult. But nevertheless, before the trip we also looked for information about what to take along and about stuff you can easily get by without. Read more!

India – first impressions. Delhi.

     Months of preparing and planning are already behind. Lots have been read and watched. Plans of moving around in India are drawn. Heavy backpacks are meticulously packed. Uneasy feeling of anticipation for the moment of encounter with absolutely different culture, tradition, customs and people accommodated the soul. Read more!

Trogir, Croatia – Pursuit of the elusive summer

 I can’t say that the only suitable season for me is summer. “Nature doesn’t have bad weather”, as it’s often said in Russian. Naturally, after winter’s sleep, greyness and slushy streets, cold winds and monochrome landscapes, which are generously gifted to us by winter, everything seeks light and warmth, and always impatiently awaits first clear sunny days. Read more!