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    Travel Blogs from Krakow

    Krakow, Auschwitz, and the Salt Mines

    A travel blog entry by coreymeredith on Feb 23, 2015

    79 photos

    Just a forewarning, this is going to be a heavy post, but bear with me. I have had a very interesting weekend and I am not sure how to even begin to write about it. So, I guess I will start with a quick update of some of the things I did last week before leaving for Krakow.

    • After class on Wednesday, Caleb, Steve, and I went exploring the other side of the river (Mala Strana) and came across St. Nicholas Church. This is the most famous Baroque ...

    Wieliczka Salt Mine and Schindler Factory Museum

    A travel blog entry by jim.diane on Sep 11, 2014

    8 photos

    ... us up and take us back to the hotel after 2 hours. The museum is self guiding and traced the path of the German occupation of Poland. Getting back to the hotel took awhile since when it rains here, everyone drives cars rather than bikes. The cities we have been in have specific areas of the sidewalk set aside just for bikes (and you better stay out of those lanes when walking). We were going to go to dinner in Kazimierz, the Jewish ...

    Communication in Krakow

    A travel blog entry by ejm56 on May 23, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... the benefit of someone who could speak excellent English, enabling a real conversation to be had, and a real relationship to be formed. The GLW bought several pairs of trousers: "happiness for your legs". I even bought a Peruvian patchwork rucksack, for goodness sake!
    By now, we were weary after a hard day's sightseeing. I had developed a Krakow blister, and my heel hurt. But we doggedly marched around the very substantial and imposing castle, which was the seat ...

    The 26th annual International March of the Living

    A travel blog entry by sjgeller on Apr 28, 2014

    ... from 40 countries around the world together with Shoah survivors on Yom Ha Shoah, the Day of Holocaust Rememberence. (see www.motl.org for pictures, videos, and more). The March begins from within the auschwitz concentration and extermination camp, out the gates and 3km to neighboring birkenau.

    The March itself is actually part of a longer trip that tours through several of the camps in Poland, and then concludes with ...

    Krakow and Auschwitz

    A travel blog entry by blair~rachelle on Aug 29, 2013

    2 comments, 35 photos

    ... on the tour. It was quite interesting, but we both agreed that it was somewhat tacky (if you can call singing salt-dwarves tacky), and not exactly the experience we were expecting.

    As Blair put it, unless......

    a) you are genuinely interested in improving your understanding of salt and/or medieval salt-mining techniques;
    b) it's either pouring rain or unbearably hot in Krakow (I would have killed for a salt mine in Rome, ...