Tężnia Solankowa - Konstancin, Poland
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One of the first things I did after moving to Warsaw was to buy a bicycle. It's a great way to explore the city and surroundings. Biking in Warsaw is pretty easy, there are many bike lanes that, for the most part, keep you separate from automobile traffic. This visit was part of our bike trip on Sunday, June 24th 2007. My friends Sebastian, Michal and I rode from
The town of
The tężnia solankowa is a saltwater inhalation construction that was built in 1978. People come here to breathe the saltwater vapor which is high in minerals that are beneficial for the respiratory system. The large wooden structure which encloses the saltwater spring is pretty, filled with dried plants to maintain the humidity. The saltwater is vaporized in the center of the enormous enclosure and water also drips down the sides through dry branches. I'd never seen a place like this. It was a fantastic place to stop and rest for a while before continuing on our bikes.