A day hike to Morskie Oko - Novemebr 2002

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Iwona and I took a day trip up into Tatra National Park. The Tatra mountains are shared between Poland and Slovakia. They peak at a little over 2300 meters. We took a bus to the entrance to the park and then walked up the road to a high lake named Morskie Oko.
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A view from along the road looking up a rocky creekbed with the Tatras in the background.
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We walked the path that circles around the lake
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We are easily entertained :-)
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As the afternoon passed the temperature dropped fast.
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Iwona dwarfed by nature
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Phillip
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Reflections
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A hostel near the lake.
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Nearing the days end, we set off back down the hill.
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Locals with their horses and wagons