A group of 14 Kurdish nationals, who have illegally crossed the Polish border and who have been detained by in the Chocholowska Valley in the Tatra Mountains, southern Poland, are seeking international protection in the country.
Most hiking and ski trails in the Polish Tatra mountains will be open to tourists again on Tuesday as avalanche danger decreases.
The Tatra National Park authorities have barred entry to the whole Polish Tatra Mountains for tourists owing to adverse weather conditions and avalanche danger.
Taken in the 1930s by a French WWI veteran visiting the country, the candid pictures offer a remarkable insight into a long-forgotten past.
Situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains on a picturesque clearing near Giewont, the seven 80sqm houses were inspired by traditional shepherd's huts.
To accurately gauge the elevations of summits in the High and Western Tatras, the Wrocław researchers travelled over 231 km of trails, climbing an elevation difference (up and down) equal to 39,963 m, which is more than four times the height of Mount Everest.
A popular tourist destination, the town has long had a problem with animals including foxes, deer and even bears foraging in its bins and often becoming a tourist attraction themselves.
Foreign tourists are steering clear of Poland’s Tatra Mountains because of the war in Ukraine with virtually no reservations made by them, the Tatra Chamber of Commerce has told PAP.
Rescuers in Poland’s Tatra Mountains have found a body, believed to be that of a tourist who went missing on Saturday.
A district prosecutor's office in Krakow, southern Poland, will launch an investigation into the tragic deaths of three Poles in the Slovak Tatra mountains, according to polskieradio24.pl.
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