Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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Old world charm, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Old world charm

A travel blog entry by eric

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... Old world charm!  It's the best way to describe Eastern Europe.  One reason why Poland's my favorite stop on this trip. My train to Krakow went through the countryside.  Endless snow-covered fields outside my window.  Quiet, dark ...

Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Poland

A travel blog entry by janda

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... and her two children who spoke English and Polish. They were a great help to us and we shared a "people mover" (large van) to Krakow from Katowice instead of the shuttle bus saving us all money. She gave us her phone number and introduced us to her mother ...

Detour Revealed, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Detour Revealed

A travel blog entry by janda

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Hi All, This will be short. We are having a great time in Poland. OUr hosts have been great. Polish people are very hospitable. They have a saying "When a guest is in your home, then God is in your home." We have been treated very well. We are ...

This is where we started, Krakow, Poland travel blog

This is where we started

A travel blog entry by bogna

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"Every dream has been given to us with a power to make it come ...

Trip to Central Europe - Krakow and Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Trip to Central Europe - Krakow and Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... infamous dragon that was eating its way through the city until it was slain by Prince Krak. Anybody who goes to Krakow, absolutely MUST visit Auschwitz-Birkenau - which we did on Sunday. It is absolutely overwhelming and very emotional. We ...

Salt Mines., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Salt Mines.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... with potatoes and the usual Polish cabbage, beetroot and tasty coleslaw. You get that with everything here. I had intended to leave Krakow on Friday, but stayed an extra day to visit the Wieliczka Salt mines. I got the minibus from the street outside ...

Salt mines of Wielichka, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Salt mines of Wielichka

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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Krakow Poland Our drive through Krakow led us to a fabulous little market, not under cover, unfortunately, as it was raining. However, Lynn and I braved the drizzly conditions to stock up with essentials and yummy fruit, especially strawberries, a huge ...

Krakow., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Krakow. ...

Concentration Camps to the Tatra Mountains, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Concentration Camps to the Tatra Mountains

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... town and the Jewish quarter, most of the time I was happy to just meander without purpose. I have made a mental note that Krakow would definitely be a great place to come and just get trashed for a weekend, numerous bars and a large tourist component in ...

Temporary Insanity, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Temporary Insanity

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... with a Polak, a goal I have for each country I get to (I did take the train from Prague to Krakow with two sisters from Toronto who had lived in Poland for 10 years, I suppose I can sort of count that). But overall, I thoroughly enjoyed the city. I'm ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Krakow, in southern Poland, is said to be the new and hip star in the Polish tourism industry.  It has only been a few years that the word has gotten out about this lovely and vibrant town.  The have managed to fully embrace the past and use it to ...

The Adventures of Mak and Vonny, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Adventures of Mak and Vonny

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... of others, for ten more days of sheer trains. The duo took a tour of Austria, of Swizterland, back to Austria, then to Poland via the Chech Republic. As Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia don't subscribe to Interrail, the tickets were then, with great relief, ...

A Little Shake-up in Our Boring Routine, Krakow, Poland travel blog

A Little Shake-up in Our Boring Routine

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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   We arrived in Krakow and found our hostel then went and explored the old town to see what it had to offer. Jackie was also on the hunt for perogies as we haven't had any since we left home and she's missed all the family gatherings where she ...

Largest & Most Beautiful Medieval Square in Europe, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Largest & Most Beautiful Medieval Square in Europe

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... out why we didn't take more pictures in this town because it is so beautiful.  I never even wanted to go to Poland before and I am a convert.  First, our campground is wonderful and just on the outskirts of town.  Second, they sell beer at ...

Salt Mines and Roman Catholics, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Salt Mines and Roman Catholics

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... . And many of them were very young. Like most of Eastern Europe, Christianity is alive and well in Poland. Martin explained to Ellen that the city of Krakow gets more tourists annually than the entire country of Slovakia. I thought about that for a ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 So after maybe 4 hours of sleep we woke up (still kinda drunk I might add) had a shower and headed to the bus station. We picked up a donair for breakfast and waited for the bus. 1 donair + 1/2 litre orange fanta = disaster waiting to happen. Yup ...

Klingers in the Krak, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Klingers in the Krak

A travel blog entry by catters

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Krakow is a beautiful city. Unlike Warsaw, which was flattened during WWII, nearly all of Krakow's Old ÍTown remains a timeless piece of history. Following a very quiet and civilized first night for Hock / Cat standards, dining on fine food and ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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The photos speak for themselves. I had a bit of a party time in ...

Krakow - premier tourist destination of ..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow - premier tourist destination of ...

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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... the cheap beer with the really long name is alcoholic and awful! Perhaps the most difficult choice I had to make in Krakow was watching Poland v Sth Korea or visitng Auschwitz. Given the abismal performance by the Polish footballers, I am glad I chose ...

I 'Krak' Myself Up.., Krakow, Poland travel blog

I 'Krak' Myself Up..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... Polish, propositioning the garbage men. Nice to have them all as neighbours, sort of like living in Darlinghurst. Back to Krakow. Beautiful, folks you didn't disappoint. The old town of Krakow was left pretty much unscathed by the Germans and Russians ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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We wanted to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as we were in the nearby town of Krakow. The sites are morbidly interesting, Auschwitz being very touristy and more of a museum whereas Birkenau is huge. It is amazing and to some extent ...

Cracow - Beautiful City., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Cracow - Beautiful City.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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When our train arrived in Krakow from Warsaw we found a very pretty historical city with a huge castle and spent the day wandering around taking it all in. Footnote: Cracow's Historic Centre is UNESCO World Heritage ...

Bring on the Zubrowka, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Bring on the Zubrowka

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... well. I think I bought one drink that night and got to know everyone in the bar. Understandably, I was fairly impressed with Krakow at this point. Great city, fantastic people, good drink and really inexpensive. Only one thing missing - food? I ...

A Taste of Poland, Kraków, Poland travel blog

A Taste of Poland

A travel blog entry by faff

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... is a dental hygienist. The following week we went to Poland for 4 nights. We spent 2 nights in Wroclaw and 2 nights in Krakov. Both cities are very attractive and we found the people quite friendly. Catholism is rife here and it more part of life here ...

Backpack first, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Backpack first

A travel blog entry by jag

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... that ended up cheaper than quoted yesterday, I also stashed my pack here. After that I headed back to the square to chill out before having Pizza again for lunch and wandering round other parts of Krakow. At 8pm it was finally time to catch my ...

Running out of Old Towns, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Running out of Old Towns

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... Days to get to Prague - 2 When you are everywhere, you are nowhere. When you are somewhere, you are everywhere - Rumi Krakow - Poland's past Remember how, in the last entry, I said Poland was used a battleground during World War II and how ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... After our voyeuristic episode we raced for the train, flicked the grumpy luggage guy a couple of Euros and headed onwards to Krakow in Poland. As the train was getting pretty full we did a bit of a dodge and grabbed a six seat compartment to ...

krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

krakow

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... travels, drinking, walking, all finally caught up to me and i stayed sick for the good duration of the time i was in Krakow.  However, i managed to meet 4 ozzies and we all decided to head south to go snowboarding.  I figured outdoor ...

camel toes, cheap wine and a bad joke, Krakow, Poland travel blog

camel toes, cheap wine and a bad joke

A travel blog entry by youngieonsafari

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... this somewhat more potent than the hungarian type. somehow midnight became 05,30 in the morning and i needed some sleep! thankfully poland turned out a freezing rainy day, perfect for a hangover and some much needed catch up on the travelogue! and ...

Nine go Mad in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Nine go Mad in Krakow

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... Finally   So that was a stag weekend in what could nearly be considered the stag capital of Europe. I must say, I preffered the daytime Krakow to the night one, but I would like to go back with Lucy, but another trip with the other eight would be fun ...

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