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Mar 23, 2016 - Wachock & Chęciny - caves, castles & ... calisthenics??

We took a day-trip today to Wachock and Chęciny. I had shown Tereska some of my pictures from South Africa of the caves that I crawled through, and she told me there are caves here in Poland too! So off we went to Jaskinia Raj, ('Paradise Caves' in English), which were only discovered in 1963, but are over 350 million years old! Inside, there are traces of occupancy by Neanderthals dating back 50 to 60 thousand years. There were signs of cave bears, woolly rhinoceros, and mammoths having previously inhabited the cave as well. We got a great...

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