Aún me quedaba un último post sobre Ucrania, y sobre Bielorrusia, en referencia a Chernóbil y sus voces. Como no tenía prácticamente idea sobre Chernóbil y justo antes de salir de viaje fui a comprar libros y guías para el viaje, el de ‘Voces de Chernóbil’ de Svetlana Alexiévich (Premio Nobel de Literatura 2015) me pareció […]
HESP Cycling from Poland to Belarus (and visiting Father Frost!)
And yes, we did it! We could pass the Belarussian border for a while, although there was some ‘little problem’ with my family name. As usual!! 😛 The visa had ‘CASSORAN’, as you can see. So H, E and S almost stayed in Poland… But the woman at the border, after several phone calls, could arrange […]
“I love it when my plans come together.” The people that once watched the A-team know who said this phrase and in what situations. Is what I thought when cycling in the forest of Belarus, our most ‘exotic’ destination, and see my favorite food! The parasol mushroom, Macrolepiota procera: perfect texture, big enough to have a real […]
As P said in some other post, we are not welcome in Belarus (well, paying too much money), so our trip has a d-tour through Poland. But we still wanted to visit Belarus! So we have come to the oldest forest in Europe, called Bialowieza, which is located between Poland (a small part of 100 […]
Change in the route!
We decided to change our plans. The Belorussian bureaucracy is too slow and too expensive for us. Basically we like everything and we could spend 3 months travelling around each of the countries we visit. The route was more like an abstract motivation for leaving home: we want to see all the countries of Europe. […]