I knew I had to leave for a while. Cut myself off what’s superfluous and find what’s important. Last 3 weeks, however, were extremely intense. I worked and trained 6-7 days a week and had to spend at least 2 hours a day only for a workout, so often returning home after such a long … More A Walk in the Mountains: Exploring the Peak District
We were cycling from the coast of Albania, to the city lying at the foot of the Prokletije, called Shkoder. We had 100km ahead of us and lots of pretzels that we received from lovely man in the bakery. The bakeries were, in fact, our happy places, as were gas stations, which we never went out without gifts. … More How Getting Sick May Make Your Travel Better: Exploring Tirana with Crazy Locals
The waking world knocked on the door of the tent. Whispered that it was time to get up. Still asleep, I unzipped a zipper and felt cold mountain air touching my face. I was about 700 meters above sea level, at Lake Piva, next to the Durmitor, so one of the highest ranges of the Dynars. The … More Few Days in the Paradise: Exploring Montenegro and Bosnia on a bike
Within a few moments, the sky turned into a deep grey, and the calm waters of the lake had soaked up and floated, rocking our kayaks as they pleased. The wind grew stronger, creating in us a sense of standing at the same place, and the melodies of Einaudi’s songs coming from Mikołaj’s phone, created the dramatic background of … More I Found Everything, When I Left the World Behind
It’s so easy to sink into the normality of everyday life, and gradually stop appreciating its beauty. Get used to the fact that it lasts, without thinking that it will ever reach its end. Continuous being on the road allows me to find uniqueness in everyday life, as I very often lose it. Wake up in the same … More I Will Be the Stream
It was one of those warm Greek evenings. I was sitting in the harbor, staring at the burning mirror of the sea. Diamond ship along with its passengers drifted somewhere on the horizon. To był jeden z ciepłych greckich wieczorów. Siedziałam w porcie i wpatrywałam się w płonące zwierciadło morza. Diamentowy statek wraz ze swoimi … More How Travelling Redefined Home To Me
After several months of planning the trip and constantly thinking about it, came the day when only few hours left to hit the road again. The last shower at home, last night in own bed, the last moments with my loved ones. I feel both excitement and dread, happiness and sorrow, a desire to explore … More Our Great Balkans Trip Begins!
Dear Friends, I need your help! In early January 2017, together with wonderful Nikol Kowalik, I will start the implementation of our project – ‘Winter Crossing of the Balkans‘, which goal is a woman’s bicycle ride through the Balkans during the winter time with a focus on the exploration of natural areas. We have worked hard to save money for … More Become a Part of the Winter Crossing of the Balkans Expedition!
Ridge was dancing beneath our feet like a stormy sea, on which every now and then we would drop an anchor, to find our home. Every night at a new location, but under the same burning stars of the night sky. We didn’t have a lot, just as much as we could carry on our … More Going to the Mountains is Going Home
The last days were the time to make a very important decision about my American trip. For several months, I couldn’t decide when exactly I should begin my journey. Autumn seemed to be too late and spring too far…A lot of sleepless nights, head filled with thousands of thoughts and discussions with my closest friends, … More Coming Home, Heading East and Cycling from the Arctic Circle – So What Are My Plans for the Next Year?