What’s special about June 14? Well, it’s essentially a day where hell became a real place on earth 80 years ago. That place was called Auschwitz. Because on June 14, 1940, the Germans brought 728 Polish political prisoners to the Auschwitz camp, which was still under construction at the time. Among them was a man named Bronisław Czech. Bronisław Czech is […]
A 52-year-old woman and her two daughters aged 15 and 21 were killed on Monday in Bukowina Tatrzanska, a ski resort in southern Poland when high winds tore the roof off a ski rental shop. The mother and her 15-year-old daughter died at the scene, while the 21-year-old died later in hospital, Polish media reported. A fourth victim, the father […]
Two people remained missing Friday in southern Poland after a deadly thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains, killing five and injuring over 150, reports the AP. The Thursday afternoon thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that had begun with clear weather. Related: When Lightning Strikes: This Simple Advice Could Save Your Life “This is a situation that can be compared […]
I don’t know about you, but watching this mountaineer climb a 9,800-feet sheer rock face is certainly making my palms sweaty! The footage was captured by Arkadiusz Ceremuga on Żabi Koń in Poland. Ceremuga claims that he felt no fear while climbing and instead felt a deep zen wash over him. Okay, buddy.
Climbers Caught in Avalanche on Whitehorn Mountain, BC Call Poland for Help and are Successfully Rescued
BC emergency dispatchers were surprised to get a call from the Polish Embassy in Ottawa, urging them to send rescuers to a mountain in the BC Rockies where two climbers had been caught in an avalanche, reports CBC. Robson Valley Search and Rescue manager Dale Mason says the pair were climbing Whitehorn Mountain, near Mt. Robson, on Monday morning when they were […]