The Weekend-long Czech trip

Exactly a month ago I was in this beautiful town called Znojmo in Czech Republic.

But first of all, I should tell you how did I get to go to this interesting little town. Obviously from the title you got the point what was the starter for this little weekend trip – it was a Christmas gift from his parents. First of all, I am so freaking thankful for this opportunity to go and see a new place again not to just mindlessly and stereotypically spend my time in my hometown as I do like every single day during the week. Yes, because I have to, and I’ve heard that school is important so a one reason more to visit that institution. But back to the main topic, since we are not here to discuss my stereotypical school life but something slightly interesting.

Well, where to start? Maybe with a first day. We woke up in a lovely looking small hotel (that as we found out two days later used to be a brothel and we had a nice laugh about it), had breakfast and decided to go to explore the town a little.

Firstly we went to see Znojmo Town Hall Tower, and actually it is like one of the highest points in there.

So as a active people with super healthy lifestyle (*beeping of the sarcasm detector*) we got to the very very top of it. And let’s see what was waiting there for us, shall we?

Can you see the church in the back round? Prepare yourselves, you will see it later even more.

Beautiful am I right? But actually I was sticking my hands with the camera out of the window ↓
Is there something I wouldn’t do for a picture? ↓

Jail time in the tower

I know they are both the same, but I couldn’t decide which one to use.

I had to do as much pictures as possible because I always can’t get enough of the beauty of place…

After we climbed down the tower, and our feet slowly led us through the aisles to the church of St. Nicholas.

I am really into doors, sorry to interrupt the journey but I had to.


The perfect sun timing!

What a nice a view ♥☺

After walking we sat down for a while to have a coffee because as a matter of fact- we were only in the first half of our Saturday journey.

After the amazing coffee (and painkillers in my system, because my head hurt like hell!) we went back to the centre of the town to visit the incredible Znojmo Catacombs, that were like a labyrinth under the whole town (as a matter of fact it was like 27 km long and we got to see only like 1-2 km because it was really really cold there, but we still stayed there like 2 and a half hours because the guide couldn’t stop talking)
The first thing that guide did when we entered the Caracombs he said that we are going to play “Hide and Seek” and we are supposed to find him. I was like WTF man it is like 30 km long…how? He said it will be pretty easy just give it a try- actually we got to him like in 3 minutes of running and almost even kneeling because the walls were really narrow and ceilings were really low.

Pretty scary huh?

This is called a Water Grave. I don’t think I have to explain it to you.

The funniest thing was that after 2 and a half hour, freezing, tired and feeling like a canal rat we came out in a completely random old panel house (and I note that that panel house was residential) and it was like three streets away from the place where we started. This is the place where we came out of the residential panel house ↓

Just imagine the faces of people on the streets when they saw a group of people in rubbery coats, rubbery boots (we had to wear them because we went through mud and water as well) and colorful helmets- looking like crazy af.

I was so so hungry I almost didn’t see so we decided to go to the hotel for the dinner since it was almost 5 pm when we left the Catacombs.

On our way home I got to see those two completely different but beautiful buildings!!

I have always been in love with some interesting places because they were extraordinary (at least for me) and I am always happy to go somewhere new where something takes my breath away just by the appearance or by the beauty of it. For example I am trying to find the beauty in simple things like for example nature in concrete:

It is simple, but it stayed in my mind because it was something I want to remember. also simple memories are important. And you know it.

On Sunday we still had one day, but we decided to visit one other town that was even smalled then Znojmo. The town was called Mikulov. Another historic town that caught my attention with its buildings and astonishing “old beauty”.

Even though the building is old and you can see the marks of damaged plaster, but still this is one of the buildings that catch your eye when you pass by.

and again…

A very old Dietrichstein tomb

So much beauty in this picture guys, I can’t even express how much I loved that door.

Then we moved on to the castle of Mikulov but unfortunately the tours n the caste were beginning in 2 weeks so we didn’t get to see the inside of the castle but at least we went for a walk inside of the gardens around the caste itself.

 I have to admit that this article was a long and exhausting ride till I got it all out. But anyway, after coffee and some desserts we sat into the cars and left Czech Republic and came home all happy and healthy but most of all tired.

Even though it was a month ago I can still feel the good feeling which I felt there. I am incredibly thankful that I was able to go with him and his family and have such a nice time with all of them. It was feeling like a very short weekend because everything that is good will end so quickly that you can’t even spot when.

But really, thank you my dearest, for everything.




The late late winter wonderland

“Winter wonderland…I am speechless…”

After all this time I decided to come back again.
I don’t know why, but after almost 4 month of “burn-out” I started to think about all the things that happened, all the memories that resonate in my mind still to this day, all the places I visited. I wanted to share it again and I wanted you all to see the beautiful places I’ve been to. I have to admit it was not that far away (I mean like going abroad) but it was still here in my beautiful country full of nature and mountains. Today, I wanted to show you a winter piece (even though it is already spring here).

That day we decided to go to High Tatras, and also stop by Štrbské Pleso  and the area around. We packed our things, sat to the car and drove like 2 hours to see the winter wonderland. We stopped here ↓ because it was on the way to our destination that you will see later in the article. We got out of the car to go for a walk around the frozen lake. It has always been beautiful, but in my opinion, it is most beautiful during winter, let’s see.

This was it, I was immediately enchanted with the white beautiful area around me and for more- it started to snow, which made the place even more beautiful. But, see for yourself.

Just a little info: As you can see in the picture, the trees are little weird, don’t you think? At some places there are trees and maybe there is a missing place? This is why: On the 19th of November 2004, High Tatras were affected by an enormous windstorm/calamity/disaster (118 km/hour strong wind) and it changed the area beyond recognition. In an unprecedented scale destroyed, damaged forests, but also the whole complex of factors governing water regime, climatic conditions, the limits of the various plant and animal species. I remember it even though I was only 8 years old at that time, it was all over the news for a very very long time, and I do know that a lot of people were affected and also some people died there because the ambulance couldn’t get to them. After almost 13 years, the forest is trying to “recreate” all the lost trees, but the amount of nature our country had lost because of this unfortunate happening is irretrievable.

But, back to a happier topic? That would be appropriate, I guess.
After this stop we got back to the car and continued on our way to (*drum rolls*) – Hrebienok, which is a ski resort and a mountain where you can get by your own lazy feet (like 45 minutes) or by a mountain cogged railway (something like a little train) and it is like 15 minutes (5 km) up to the Hrebienok. Since it was not a bad weather that day, so we decided to go by our feet. That same day, there was a national competition in carving ice sculptures from all the corners of Europe and also a Ice Dome that is there every year during winter.

This was the view from there.

And this ↓ is the mentioned Ice Dome, write down in the comments how you liked it, I am curious what do you think about it! It is from more than 90 tons of ice, so check it out.

My hands were literally freezing because the Dome must be preserved in nonstop “frosty climate”, and I was almost unable to take pictures, that’s how cold I was!

There was also an area with a glassy objects that looked like pure art:

But again, I was freezing as hell and I didn’t even feel my own hands so I just snapped the most beautiful one and had to go out.

Here are some examples of the sculptures that were in the competition:

Simply beautiful, pure and artistic experience.

When it started to get a bit darker we decided to walk back down because after like 3 hours of traveling, slight hiking and cold we were too tired to stay longer.

It was another little trip that I am posting like 3 month later, but since I missed the feeling of writing I wanted to share my memories with you, to show you that even though I am not traveling to America or The Great Britain, it still can be a nice experience.
Nature was, is and will always be the shelter where I know I can come back anytime I want and I will always feel relaxed and excited.



P.s: I’ll be back soon. For real.


When life offers you an adventure, don’t hesitate – PART 2/2

“I’d climb the tree to see the world…”

You don’t even know how accurate is this quote for todays writing. Firstly, maybe before you start reading, sit down and play this:

To Build a Home

Actually it is a “food for thought” kind of music and it always helps me to think while reading or creating something (potentially good blog article maybe?), and yes I am playing it all over again (no, I am not a psycho…also maybe). If you haven’t read the PART 1 of this little trip of mine yet, just read that first so you’d get the right feeling of my little adventure in the middle of a messy semester.

Let me start from the beginning of the second day. It was a morning like other ones, just not in my own bed, but I woke up to an absolute silence in the house. I have always been enchanted by the morning kind of silence, to be completely honest, I have never enjoyed it because I am always waking up as the last one – to a complete mess. But today, I woke up and I was the first one awake. After classic coffee ritual and royal breakfast, we got dressed, hopped into a car and drove for another little adventure. L’s family wanted me to see as much as possible while I am there and guys, you can’t even imagine how thankful I was and still am for the little opportunity to see a few beautiful places I have never been to before.

We drove like 20 minutes by car and today, the weather was completely different. Let me show you-



Sun is shining, there is no snow anywhere near- like a completely different place, am I right?

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This is the way to our final destination – The lookout at the edge of the forest ↓

But firstly, we had to conquer the forest, which looked a lot like a beautiful autumn. Look:



Anyway, we got to the Lookout and I was speechless. I have never seen this big Lookout in my life. This one was 24,6m high and believe, it took a few minutes for me to climb that little bastard. So if you are scared of heights I don’t recommend on going there or even look. Or look anyway, but don’t get sick!

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And for this I even laid down on my back at the ground, there are even photos of me taking pics, but trust me, you don’t wanna see it – *laugh*.

And the view?

See for yourself.





It was very very windy so I didn’t really have much time for staying up there in the clouds for a longer period, but I managed to suck up all the nature to my system and was ready to climb down. The stairs were a little overwhelming but I made it!!
L didn’t want to climb with me, she was (and is) poopy pants because of the phobia of heights- but yes, I can’t say a thing with my phobia of insects. Eww.

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On our way back we managed to stop in this little “back forest” where we saw an old train and benches in the middle of the forest. For me, it was such a lovely stop,even though it was really cold there- the quietness of the forest and good atmosphere- worth it!



This is from the inside of the train. Another “lookout”.

Well, the ones who made it to the end now know, that I didn’t get to climb a tree as the quote says at the very beginning, but I managed to climb a 24,6 m high Lookout- so that counts a little, huh?
Anyway, I will always be in love with this place, like every single one of the places I have ever put on here, because I always keep making memories by taking pictures.
Sometimes when I can’t sleep at night, I am going through those pictures and reminiscing about all the amazing things that happened on my way there or there or on the way home. Pictures always remind me that yes, I was there and it felt great. Different air, different people- in this case, I got to know an amazing family of my dear dear friend L, I am thankful for every single laugh we share(d) and for all the things that happened, that are happening and that will happen. I am so glad I can have you by my side. So thank you again for this little adventure, hope I will come back someday.

One weird thing is, that weekends are always so short, you just blink twice and it is over and another week full of duties, work, school is here and you are disgusted the minute you lay down to your bed on Sunday night. That’s how I feel right now- not really ready for what is waiting there for me this week.

But maybe, if I´ll go through the pictures one more time, it will feel quite better.

We will see…



When life offers you an adventure, don’t hesitate – PART 1/2

*Thank you, you know why.*

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written something.

Being engrossed with so many things, people (yes, friends), University, traveling…and most of all – being engrossed with doing things to make myself busy so I don’t have to think. Would you call it a social life? Well, we can try to connect it with that definition.
So, being busy with so many things (which on one side was good but on the other…see for yourself) banned me from writing. Being tired is not the best thing, but being tired from doing things that make you feel at least a little bit alive, then that one is a good kind of exhaustion. At least I guess so.

Anyway, I decided to come back because I genuinely miss this. Even though I am overwhelmed with shit, I still care. I still need to come back because I have a feeling that I am obligated to. Obligated to keep this alive, for me, to remind myself that there is still something left to believe in. I simply have to get all the stuff out of my system, talk and also share wonderful memories and thoughts that I gain while I am not here.

Enough with a chit chat, let’s get to business, shall we?

There comes a time when you just want to see a place about which you are hearing a lot and then you just wanna go because you care. L invited me to the place where she lives and actually I was really happy to go. It was Thursday night and I was laying in the bed thinking about the whole next days traveling and realized that I haven’t been anywhere new in such a long time. I was really really looking forward to it.
So, I packed my stuff and left my hometown. Simple as that.

I always get really hype about new places and as you know, I take a lot of pictures. Be aware, this is going to be a roller coaster full of memories. Remember, you’ve been warned before.

First thing first- this years first SNOW. (yes, I know you can see it in the header picture). Let me introduce you – cold, but beautiful – winter.


Well, I haven’t seen snow at least a year.
What about you?

As you already know, I am from a country that has every single season (so (sadly?), no America but Europe). As usual, not specifying anything, because this is the person I am, haha.
Casually, wading through the cold mess, trying to blink 3x faster to see at least on my nose (am I exaggerating? nah.) and simply enjoying the nice time with a family that accrued to my heard really fast.







“Hurry up, we have to leave.”
” I don’t want to end up being eaten up by a giant boar.”

Well, please and thank you.

We came back home and were preparing for later that day, another part of the trip, because why not? There was no time for exhaustion, they wanted me to see as much as possible, since I have never been anywhere near there. Or maybe I was, but I was too young to remember it.

So we sat into the car and drove like 15 minutes away and this happened:


Believe me or not, this is the same region as I was earlier that day.
The snow is f&#*/ing with us!

I call it: A autumns invasion.


Lonely bench? Not lonely anymore.



Then we came to this place. As you know, I am obsessed with old places, but unfortunately I was not let inside. Shame…





105 stairs…oh my, why me? But guess what, I made it!
(No, you don’t have to clap)


Yes, black and white session. As usual.

Just now, I decided to split this journey in half. So this was a first day of my journey and if you are interested for another half, stay tuned and surely you will get the second part on… Wednesday.   (?)

No, this is not the end. Be prepared for another time of being shocked by the amount of pictures waiting for you in my drawer.

Let me end like this:

I wanted to say, I am really happy that I got to go and get to know this amazing family and really appreciate the bond they have. Everyday I am trying to find something like this in between people and when I do see this, it always fills me up with joy and hope for a better tomorrow. I am looking around me and trying to appreciate the “present good” because I know that nothing will be the same in…a week? a month? …a year.

See you in few days, until then…



“To travel is to live”- The Casual Weekend Edition


I have looked over my shoulder today and I see that I did a lot of traveling this summer, thanks to him ♥. It is not always that far away but still, I am incredibly grateful and happy for it, because I just love this as much as I love photography and exploring new places.
The summer is almost over and I can feel it in my bones. They are preparing for the cruel world of new university, new people, the cruelty of not having enough time to do what I want and love, the cruelty of effing stress (again)…I still have about 20 days to good, so trying as much as possible to leave and not to think about so many shitty upcoming things.

I am gonna call this weekend as a Casual Summer Weekend. There is a explanation for that:
You know when you have a group of friends (and maybe a lover *winky face*) and hanging out, chilling and stuff like that- well then you happen to know what is it-
Let’s say having a grill gathering
*going to see movies
*going to the lake and swim because the exhausting heat is just too much for you
*have a nice dinner
*watch movie at home
*cook or grill a little bit more
*help each other
*and then at the end of the day, lay down to the bed of his and fall asleep like a baby because all of it made you exhausted but in a good way.
A very good exhaustion that made you fall asleep with a smile on your face- I have always carried this idea with me in my head, that someday, I will have this nice and warm feeling again in my life.  And now I made the whole list from the first point to the last.

Let me move-  As always, I captured just a little something something


So after not doing a lot on Sunday, we jumped in to the car and went to see this lovely lake.




Why not to make a polaroid photo of a polaroid photo?
I simply love this little Instax mini, it gives me so much life!
(*By the way, let me know in a comment section if you want a review or something about the camera*)


Yes, sunset, hug me tight my old friend.


I am so sad that I didn’t have as much time to take photos of this beautiful town because we stopped just to eat something, but I swear that I will come back and let you see the beauty of it!

Well, let me take you back. I really love leaving my house and mindlessly go somewhere with him and it is always amazing (at least for me). This weekend was more than a chill out one as I mentioned ↑, but still we did a lot. I really like taking pics of nature etc and this garden was just too cute for me to not take at least a few of them.







Honestly, my hands were shaking af and I took this photo like on 10th time.
Because why not, right?


Finding the perfect lighting?


Ultimately my most favorite photo of the week. The mixture of colors, the flawless person, the surroundings and of course Prisma app , is just unbearable for me.

I have to say, it feels nice to just chill out in the garden, talk to friends, have a good time together- those little simple things, that makes me personally really happy and satisfied.
The feel of satisfaction is something I haven’t had for some time and to be honest I really missed it. Nothing was able to make me “that” happy, until I realized that this is what is important- to have a few good friends, some place where you get together and talk, have fun, mess up, have him by my side, enjoy it, having some free time and just simply do not other yourself with shit. I am slowly getting to that point and it feels just great….but still there is a voice in my head that warns me about the end of this period that may come earlier or later- well, today I just sway my hand to the back like I was shooing an intrusive fly to get away from me and trying to forget that I ever even though about it. It is about now, today and maybe a little yesterday- not about tomorrow and the day after.

I am here now.

For me.

As I said- sometimes life is about the simple things.


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“To travel is to live”- Part 9

Today I decided to fly into my memories a little bit again as I did in “To travel is to live”- Part 7 because today it is such a weird and rainy day that I wanted to relax a little a reminiscent with my legs on the table.


A few years ago I was attending an Art school (here in the pace where I live) -particularly –Acting major. As a group of teens we were experiencing acting, breathing, stage fright, walking, talking, reciting, …you know “learning how to do it all”- and not to embarrass ourselves in front of people.
We got this amazing opportunity to travel to Poland – Suwałki, for a International Theater Festival for Children and Youth “Wigraszek” to compete against Latvia, Belarus, Russia, the Czech Republic and Bulgaria- well and guess who won Grand Prix? You don’t even have to guess- we did!


One and only memory that I have left and I found it like 2 days ago in my room by an accident!



Blurry af, but at least I have some bozos.

Well, on our way to Suwałki we stopped in the capital city of Poland- Warsaw. I remember it was like 6 am and our teacher was like come come we are gonna sightseeing a little while the town is not so overcrowded and when the heat is not unbearable again. So we went and as I mentioned in Germany post I didn’t really take a lot of pics (still mad at me a lot actually) just a few of them. But as long as I remember- it was everything! Fun, laugh, morning apathy, fast motion, blurry mind,but still managed to have something from it.

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Pretty and colorful- yea that was all I needed when I was 16, oh my.
But still, when I look at it now, I can see it- artistic feeling captured by an wannabe actor.

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That time, I had a very bad camera with me, very weak one and as you can see the photos are low quality but sometimes it doesn’t matter because it is about the feeling what it made you create in your head rather than a quality of photo.

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So this beautiful building started my beloved characteristic architecture fetish (just kidding).
But yea, look at it- The Palace of Culture and Science and it looks like something from a dream!
At least for me.

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Still just a part of The Palace of Culture and Science, I am just standing amazed.

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A quite random things, yea I know. But my 16 year old me just took a photo of something weirdly or colorfully or somehow interesting.

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Of course- I had to. Like I could resist.

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Square- Good morning yall!

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Todays me just screams YASSS for the architecture because I must have always love the architecture like this- old colorful houses and old paths etc.
Just enjoying this little roller coaster full of memories.

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Well, why not hang a lamp on the tree?
This can happen in Warsaw too.

It was such an amazing trip…I’d come back anytime.
One day.



P.s: Today, it’s exactly a year as I started this blog! Happy first anniversary to WONDERWALLPHOTO!!

“To travel is to live”- Part 8

There are two sides to every story, one that you are telling the others and one that’s really true.

Do you also have those weekends when it’s Friday and suddenly it is 8 pm on Sunday and you are like “where the hell the weekend go?!”

Yea, that particular thing happened to me this weekend.

I packed my stuff and took a bus to see my dearest to his hometown like I usually do. There are weekends when we are doing exactly nothing, just laying in bed watching movies, both doing our own stuff etc etc. But there are weekends when we are still in one circle of doing everything that we can possibly do not stopping even for a second. Just to be completely honest with you, you need both of those “weekends”- from time to time be lazy af, do nothing, enjoy each other and also doing 200 things because why the hell not?
This weekend was just amazing, I can say.
As I am always traveling there, I am thinking what are we going to do this weekend and that’s it. There are so many things you can do there because there are mountains, and beautiful views like almost everywhere and it’s not that hard to just grab your stuff and go somewhere because you can and you want.

The better when you are with people who are just made for you to hang out with. SO much fun, laugh, funny happenings included you can’t even imagine. Well..I know I was not “a good one” lately, which I am thinking about a lot and certainly don’t know why I was acting that way (maybe because I am a weirdo) but it’s still me and I still love you as much as at the beginning.

So let me show you what I originally wanted to start with, but my thoughts let me fly away (again).

We woke up at like 6 am (which was a suicide mission for me), sat into the car and drove like 2 hours…


…through this lovely area…

…to a Contact Zoo.
Have you ever been in one?
You can basically step inside of their “sheep-run” and caress them for a few moments because obviously there were like 583654 other people wanting to do exactly the same.


If we are talking only about farm animals or..



…exotic ones too.


“If you don’t have food, we are not going to be friends!!”

The Contact zoo is surrounded by a very beautiful area. As you cans see mountains everywhere ↓ which I am obsessed with all the time I am there.



I don’t have pictures of every single animal that was there but let’s say it was a interesting happening to see it all, let me show you a little bit more just to get into the grand finale!


Little birdies and squirrels playing together! So freaking cute when they started to climb on all of people there “asking” for more food!


“hey there big boy” – *nervous laugh” and same reaction for this one ↓


And we are here. This was one of the best meetings I’ve ever had in my life. Let me show you.


Say Hi to “Snow”- adorable little white lion. We were not allowed to touch him because he was new there and still trying to “get used to”.

Then the next baby in the row is this little guy here:

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Currently sleeping and ignoring my trying for any king of interaction.

But he let me caress him! Yass


I also got to see and caress this little baby puma, who likes sleeping as well.

To be honest, it was so beautiful I didn’t even wanted to leave, just cuddle them till the end of my life *dumb animal lover laugh*

On our way home we stopped (for me) to make some pictures in the mountains- beautiful, am I right?


Sunday was in a spirit of adventure as well!

For the first time in my life I dared to sit a on a cross motorbike!
Well it was a real experience for me if you realize that almost every day I do these articles and sitting on my ass (well what a freaking adventure this one, right?)



The day was like made for this kind of adventure!



So my whole body hurts? And so what?

 I had such a nice time!!

After such a long day, just sitting in a comfy chair, sipping some good coffee and whatever, seeing this and closing my eyes.



P.s: Thank you.


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