The train leaves Kalka station at 5:30 am. Let’s think backwards. We are about 3 kilometers from the station, so we should get up and leave at 4:45, so that if we can’t find a rickshaw at such an early hour, at least we have enough time to walk to the station.
As I rushed, and eventually ran, to catch the 8:30 train out of Torun to Warsaw, I took a last parting shot at the old city from across the river. I made it to the station just in time, and as I boarded the train, it left within a few minutes. Exhausted from a final … More Travel Tip: Take a screenshot
The morning after an awe-inspiring, if bright, night on the coast of Aurlandsfjord, I had built up my appetite for the Miss Norway of the glacially-formed inlets. After all, the true reason for me being in this part of the country was to see the UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord. From my wild camping location, I trod back to Flåm to catch the three-hour … More UNESCO Heritage Site #72: Displays of Fjormidable Beauty