How we did not divorce (yet)

Last year we set off to an expedition that took us 5 months. Between June and October we crossed 18 European countries and drove 26 000 kilometers in order to get to Gibraltar through Nordkapp. Before our journey many asked us: “Do you actually realize that you are going to be together 24/7?” They were surprised […]

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The thin boarder line between a symbol and a kitsch: Hill of Crosses

Early days Hill of Crosses in Lithuania is a place with very strong story. First crosses appeared here after the unsuccessful 1831 Uprising. The Lithuanians rebelled against Russian authorities since they were not keen of being  part of the Russian Empire. Many rebels were killed and their families had no information where they were buried. […]

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Why did Poland surprise us?

Poland was the first country we crossed on our way to Gibraltar through Nordkapp. Of course, we crossed the boarder with some prejudices. All Slovaks have certain stereotypes related to this neighbour country and its inhabitants. Poland and the Polish poeple however surprised us in many regards. Here are the top ones.   Green cities […]

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Three things I’ve realized in Auschwitz

  The worst fences are those we built in our minds “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  This quote of George Santayana welcomes all visitors of the Auschwitz museum. The current situation in many European countries initiates a question though whether to remember is enough. I guess, it is […]

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