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5 attractive places in Upper Silesia for a weekend – 4 familoks and one palace

5 attractive places in Upper Silesia for a weekend – 4 familoks and one palace

The plan was simple: get in the car, drive to Katowice (Silesia) and see something new for us. Without crowds of people. Something we hadn’t been to before, but which was worth seeing. So we quickly booked our favourite room in Nikiszowiec. It just happened to be free. Palace and Park in Plawniowice A lovely …

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How to buy a Saab 9-5 NG and not regret it?

How to buy a Saab 9-5 NG and not regret it?

From time to time we get the question: what to pay attention to when buying a Saab 9-5 NG, or what maintenance costs to expect. This is why we decided to write the answers in one place, having experience from several years, many journeys and no (major) failures. So, if you have the experience, maybe …

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Car accident in Russia

Car accident in Russia

Even the best driver may find himself at the wrong time and in the wrong place. A moment of inattention (not necessarily ours) and boom – accident. This is what happened to us on December 24, 2019, in Oktiabrsk, on the Volga River, a little bit east of Syzran, when, after seeing the longest railway …

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Travelling Christmas Eve

Travelling Christmas Eve

Christmas… Christmas time… Those who know us already know that we spend this time with our family, but also travelling. It wasn’t always like that. The time of change and transformation lasted several years. How it all started, you can read in the article “Ural: The Beginning.” View this post on Instagram A post shared …

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Ural: Surprises and Certainties

Ural: Surprises and Certainties

At every trip, we find something that surprises or amazes us. There are also things that we expect and are our certainty. Below you will find a list of surprises and certainties, identified during our winter expedition to the Urals. A large part is enriched with photos 🙂 Surprise #1: Russian drivers Contrary to YouTube …

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Ural: Everything You Need to Know About Winter Trip Cost by Car

Ural: Everything You Need to Know About Winter Trip Cost by Car

We came back Alive and well, with impressions-reach heads and data carriers full of photos and films from behind the picturesque Ural Mountains. You’ll find the trip’s assumptions here. The transactions that were to be settled have also arrived. So we can calculate how much our trip cost. Did we fit into our forecasts, which …

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Ural: The beginning

Ural: The beginning

“When winter is cold, it must be cold. This is the eternal law of nature.” Start We were looking for an interesting way to spend family Christmas. After several years of experimentation we found a very pleasant hut in Masuria (fully equipped kitchen, no GSM coverage, fireplace and a brazen lynx that bit a hole …

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