Travel Blogs from Raciborz, Poland

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Crossing into Poland., Raciborz, Poland travel blog

Crossing into Poland.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... tired now. The road was busy as people headed to the city for a night out, young and fast drivers. A couple of km out of Raciborz I saw what looked like a forest, great I can sleep there. Well no, it turned out to be a cemetery. Raciborz is quite large ...

Wujek Tolek's Birthday, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Wujek Tolek's Birthday

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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... teachers were not allowed to be honest, especially about the post-WWII era, Wujek Tolek made sure I learned the true history of Poland. Uncle Tolek’s hobby I never thought I would pick up was photography. He was the only person I knew who owned a ...

Voting Day!, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Voting Day!

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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June 20th Presidential Elections! Mom took Tymek to church and as soon as they came back ("How was church, Tymek?" Tymek: "Booooring!" Mom: “He liked it a lot!” “Which one is it, Tymku?” Tymek: “I slept the whole ...

On the Road Again, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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On the road again! La, la, la, la la, on the road again! Getting up at 7 a.m. was a nightmare but I made it up by sleeping on the train. Artur drove us to Poznań and got us safely settled in the coupé. Foreseeing a problem, I bought tickets in 1st ...

Gone Be Civilisation, Bełsznica, Poland travel blog

Gone Be Civilisation

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Einstein was right; time IS relative. I didn't think Ania would come for us at 8 a.m. but by 10 a.m. I was worried. I was even more worried about my leg, which was hurting badly and the redness around the wound did not seem to diminish. With the prospect ...

Not much to do about anything, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Not much to do about anything

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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... pay a visit to our favorite “fake” grandparents: Babcia Irena and Dziadek Zbyszek (my Dad’s best friend). In Poland you hardly ever have to announce yourself, so we walked into their garden and were welcomed by their gypsy dog Cheekah. ...

Shopping and Shooting, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Shopping and Shooting

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Our last day in Głubczyce is always reserved for shopping at the outdoor market. For me, not as much shopping as taking pictures because attractions like that have not survived in many places. Local farmers bring their produce every Tuesday and ...

Shopping with Babcia, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Shopping with Babcia

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Walls of rain outside the window and cool air penetrating the warm folds of my comforter woke me up way too early. By six o'clock I was wide awake and ready to start the day. I went with my body and got up to start the day. I should have thought twice ...

Keep Old Friends, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Keep Old Friends

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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June 19th The older I get the harder it gets to fight off jet-lag. Little Maciuś woke up at 6 a.m. and at 7 a.m. was ready for his auntie to entertain him. I love taking care of and playing with my nephews but being in a time zone 6 hours ahead of ...

Masters of rock, Vizovize, Czech Republic travel blog

Masters of rock

A travel blog entry by sandesande

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Heat Wave, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Heat Wave

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Another very lazy day… Too much cake and excitement yesterday, and I couldn't get out of bed this morning. The hot air coming in from the windows was not a great motivator either. But one can only take so much relaxing… I like to walk all ...

Wash and Go, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Wash and Go

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Days like today seem a waste. Sad and wet outside, no visits planned, mom in a rare form for pointless questions and topics that could only bring a disagreement about. One thing to do: clean! I went further and rearranged furniture in the living-room to ...

Happy Nameday to Mom!, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Happy Nameday to Mom!

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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It's a new dawn! It’s a new day! It’s my mom’s Nameday, so Happy Nameday to all Halinas in the world. Mom was so excited about her special day that she woke me up at 7:30 am to clean up the living room "just in case" an early guest ...

Manic Monday, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Manic Monday

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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It is never a good thing to wake up angry. If only we could control our dreams and these annoying workers who diligently start welding at 6 a.m. First of all, I had an awful nightmare from the moment I closed my eyes till the time I was so rudely ...

Party Time, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Party Time

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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My mom decided that my 40th birthday is way too important to let me celebrate it somewhere with "strangers" during my travels. I was surprised how seriously she stuck to that affirmation. She invited my family and friends to join us for a little party ...

Nothing but Food, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Nothing but Food

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Not many things get me excited early in the morning, but cooking something new for a get-together certainly is one of them. Since Basia invited us over, and most people were bringing sweets, I decided to make something savory, using the fresh produce in ...

Our Really Last Day, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Our Really Last Day

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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We were supposed to leave Głubczyce today but Ania and Marek were still trying to get out of Cieszyn's and so we will have to wait for them till tomorrow morning. Bummer! I didn’t get more than 4 hours of sleep, yet at 7 a.m. my body was ...

It's All About Warsaw, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

It's All About Warsaw

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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... who lost their life in the uprising. This year we will visit the Museum of the Warsaw Uprising in Warsaw before we leave Poland. There is a new amazing movie there; a 5-minute digital reconstruction of the view of burned down Warsaw, as seen from the ...

Hanging out with the girls, Głubczyce, Poland travel blog

Hanging out with the girls

A travel blog entry by mikasia16

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Nightmares haunted me all night. By 6 a.m. I was ready to call it quits and join Tymek in putting together a helicopter out of Legos®. Apparently, he thinks I'm good at it. I forgot how addictive these things are. Before you know it, you push the kid ...

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