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The Gorgeous Tatra Mountains of Poland

Polish photographer, Karol Nienartowicz is a man inspired by mountains. For the last decade, he has been trekking the Tatra Mountains and capturing their striking allure in photos. This mountain adventurer-cum-photographer describes Poland’s highest mountain range as a “world of rock, alpine meadows and emerald green lakes”. 

You can see more of his striking photography on his Facebook page or on 500px.

Five Lakes Valley

Polish Tatra

The Tatras is the highest range of the Carpathian Mountains and borders both Poland and Slovakia. The Polish section covers 175 square kilometers (68 sq. mi) of land.  

Morskie Oko Pond

Polish Tatra

This lake’s name means ‘eye of the sea’, from an old legend, which claims the lake was connected to the sea by an underground passage. This popular tourist spot used to be called Fish Lake due to its trout population. 

Temnosmrecinska Valley

Polish Tatra
 

Orla Perc a.k.a. Eagle Path, a via ferrata

Polish Tatra

This treacherous mountain path is only for experienced climbers and is the most difficult path in the entire Tatras range. 

Koscielec Summit

Polish Tatra
 

Valley Gasienicowa

The Tatras’ highest peak, Rysy, located south of Zakopane, is 2499m high (8200 ft). 

Western Tatras

Polish Tatra
 

Szpiglasowy Wierch, a vista point

Polish Tatra
 

Eagle Path

Polish Tatra
 

Black Pond

Polish Tatra
 
Polish Tatra
 

Five Lakes Valley

Polish Tatra

Western Tatras

Polish Tatra

Zakopane, a.k.a. the winter capital of Poland is a town well known for its winter sports and resorts. 

Valley Chocholowska

Polish Tatra
 

Mieguszowieckie Peaks

Polish Tatra

This summit near the Morskie Oko Lake has 3 peaks and each averages a 2400m height. 

The Priecne Sedlo Pass

Polish Tatra
 

Western Tatras

Polish Tatra

H/T: www.boredpanda.com

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