Low Tatras

a two seater traditional sledge in valaska

Krnohy : The Traditional Sledge Races of Slovakia

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 4 February, 2019 / 12 Comments

First Race of the Year Every year between January and March, at the south foot of Low Tatras in Slovakia, a thrilling championship takes place. It’s the annual races of Krnohy—the traditional Slovak wooden sledges. These heavy sledges are stirred by two unstrapped daredevils who race down a steep snow road—usually through the woods, while…

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Jasna : Winter Bliss in Slovakia

Jasna : Winter Bliss in Slovakia

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 21 December, 2017 / 7 Comments

Jasna is Slovakia’s biggest and most renowned ski resort. Like all winter spots, it has a distinctive festive coziness which I like, so me and Veronika decided to spend three days there as part of our last winter escape. Having grown up in a Mediterranean country, I will always be impressed by northern lands with…

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