Glass Christmas ornament, Pope John Paul II Collection, winter at the Tatra Mountains features Poland tallest mountain range where the Pope who loved to hike ski and camp visited many times during his times as priest and bishop in Poland.
Pope John Paul II tree ornament Collection Winter at the Tatra Mountains
4 1/2″ diameter.
The Tatra Mountain Range, is the tallest range in the Carpathian Mountains. The Tatra form a natural border between Poland and Slovakia, and cover parts of southern Poland. The Tatra Mountain landscape is somewhat reminiscent of the Alps, with similar fauna & flora. They are a popular destination for hiking, camping and skying in Poland. Pope John Paul II was an avide sportsman, and spent many a days hiking, skying and camping in the mountains, surrounded by his friends and parishioners. The mountain regions, were also a refuge from the overbearing hated Communist regime. This ornament was made to remind his Holiness of these days.