On the occasion of Tankman's Day, we have prepared a list of 5 noteworthy songs about tanks. Tracked armor has many songs about it, not only abroad, but also in Poland. From Kaczmarski, through Swedish heavy metal, to modern rappers - we tried to maintain diversity, while discussing the specifics of different models of tanks or armored divisions. In the article you will also learn why the Festival of Armored and Mechanized Forces falls on June 17. Read on!
In today's post, Kajetan Wilczyński talks about his experiences with treasure hunting. His adventure with finding gold began with his father in the Czech Republic, but also in Poland there are veins of gold. What else can you find without going abroad? It is certainly amber, because - despite the fact that the Crosscut of the Vistula Spit has failed in terms of the richness of amber - you can still find real Baltic treasures, especially after a storm. An interesting mineral is also rock crystal, found on exposed quartz mountain walls.
It is better to be ready for any eventuality. In the mountains, forest or when visiting abandoned buildings, it is good to have a handy first aid kit, which will include dressings, scissors to cut them, as well as medicines or alcohol wipes. The contents of the first aid kit are one thing, but where to put all medicaments? There are several solutions, for example, you can use a first aid kit with a belt. Please read the article in which we discuss different types of bags for medical supplies!
It might seem that beautiful weather is all you need on a kayaking trip, but a tipper can effectively spoil your vacation. To protect yourself from getting your expensive equipment wet, it is better to equip yourself with various kayaking accessories. Watertight kayak bags attached to the rope can hold both clothes and devices, and the transparent case will also protect the phone and money. During a sunny trip, you should also be well-hydrated, thanks to light and durable steel bottles. We invite you to read the article in which we talk about the accessories useful on the kayak.
Functioning at the limit of one's own endurance can end in death, which is why survival, in the opinion of many masters, is nothing beautiful, only the ability to survive. And how does bushcraft relate to this? Duration itself does not equal survival. It is not enough to set up camps and live in more or less comfortable conditions in the forest to call yourself a survival specialist. However, the border is very thin, which can be easily seen during an unannounced snowstorm in the mountains. If you've been wondering what else is the difference between survival and bushcraft, read on!
Choosing a poorly breathable jacket for light rain can promote perspiration and, as a result, cool the body. It's worth knowing what the difference between softshell and hardshell models is, so you can choose your clothes better in terms of the weather and the type of expedition. In the article, we talk about the pros and cons of both types of material, explaining that the distinction is not as easy as you might think.
Not in all European countries it is legal to stay overnight in the state forest. And how is it in Poland? Until recently, it was similar to Greece or France, fortunately we are slowly approaching the standards of the Baltic or Scandinavian countries, where tents do not have to be pitched on paid fields. What is the "Stay overnight in the Forest" program, and how will you be able to camp in the wild? We invite you to read.
Survivalists often emphasize how important it is to have the right knowledge and proper preparation of the equipment for the expedition. What about the condition? In our post, Kajetan explains how - not only physically - but also mentally he trained before setting off into the wilderness. We recommend the article!
When green grass has emerged from under the snow and the sun's rays shine until the evening, it's time to put your winter clothes deep in the closet. Although it is getting warmer outside, spring has its own rules - when you leave the house, you often come across rain and wind. Spring jackets that provide thermal comfort even during severe blows come to the rescue. If the protection against unfavorable conditions is to go hand in hand with a military cut, or maybe even camouflage, it is worth considering one of the military proposals contained in the article. We invite you to read!