At Korczowa, the only open border crossing point in the southeastern Podkarpackie province, trucks are waiting for 30 hours to enter Ukraine, while the flow of passenger cars is minimal, the Polish Border Guard has informed PAP.
The brothers who spent 10 months customizing the 2.5-tonne, 4.5-metre-long food truck and fitting it out with a hand-built stove for making stone-baked pizzas, arrived in the States on January 16th and are already a roaring success.
In a situation that seemed helpless, Fardin Kazemi was forced to fly home to meet his family after a long separation and to figure out his next move. And then the internet came to his rescue again along with a trucking firm in the village of Święcice.
The son of a Polish alpinist who took part in a 1979 expedition to Annapurna which ended in tragedy is planning to return to the Himalayas.
Fardin Kazemi had been using an American International 9670 lorry from the 1980s to deliver goods from Poland when he broke down. As news of the breakdown spread, drivers came forward to help the man, who was stranded far from his native Iran.
The expedition, which will travel from Poland to Nepal in an old Jelcz lorry, will honour the exploits of the great Polish climbers of the 1970s and 80s, and the first winter ascent of Everest.
Only the second Polish woman to receive the honour, the other being journalist Martyna Wojciechowska, Iwona Blecharczyk now joins a long list of iconic names which include Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and Naomi Osaka.
Known as the JP2, the reconstructed military Star truck was produced especially for the Pope during his first visit to Poland in 1979.