SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA PODCAST

A hike in Belianske Tatry resembles a walk on Mars

Belianske Tatry was closed in 1978, but not completely.

Tourists walk to a mountain hut by the Green Mountain Lake (Zelené pleso) in Belianske Tatry.Tourists walk to a mountain hut by the Green Mountain Lake (Zelené pleso) in Belianske Tatry. (Source: TASR)

Is the Belianske Tatry mountain range closed for tourists because a spaceship landed there?

The mountain range, located in the eastern part of the High Tatras, is dotted with valleys, but only one is open to hikers.

Sergei of Russia and Ingeborg of Norway, both living in Košice, set out on a trip to the Belianske Tatry in October 2019. Listen to their adventures, which started on a bus from the settlement of Tatranská Lomnica to the nearby village of Ždiar, and ended up at Skalnaté pleso (Rocky Mountain Lake).

Listen to the episode:

What did they see and experience on their hike? Find out on this week’s adventurous episode.

Listen to Spectacular Slovakia podcast via:

The Spectacular Slovakia podcast is delivered every week to subscribers of The Slovak Spectator directly in their inboxes. For more information on online subscription, click here.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Theme: Spectacular Slovakia (travel podcast)

Read more articles by the topic

Top stories

How a Catholic charity became a voice for migrants in Slovakia

Religious organisations have added leverage in changing perceptions of foreigners and migrants, says Caritas Slovakia.

Caritas Slovakia's ‘World Without “the Other” – Migration Myths’ campaign educates Slovaks on migration in a fun and artistic way.

News digest: Slovakia to spend three Advent weekends with testing. President wants it to be voluntary

Seven candidates for the general prosecutor post approved. Acting general prosecutor steps down.

Installation of Christmas tree in Trnava

Which are the largest law firms in Slovakia?

For the first time, the ranking also provides an overview in partial categories of law.

Who was behind the sale of one of the biggest banks in Slovakia

The largest law firms were involved in several innovative projects, too.