Travel Blogs from Warsaw, Poland

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Białystok - Kiev, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Białystok - Kiev

A travel blog entry by budz888

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... .  And obviously peaceful enough for this girl to have a bit of a nap. Chatted with some girls from Hong Kong in Warsaw. Independant travellers but they did admit that they limited themselves in places to go as they had to rely on English all the ...

Family matters, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Family matters

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... the lorries on pleasant service stations if you need somewhere at the end of the day. That night we found a good service station between Warsaw and Cracow and if a little hot managed to get some sleep. The next day we were contacted by the family to see ...

Back to the real Europe, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Back to the real Europe

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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... day, hoping that I would somehow be able to sneak into the stadium to watch the Germans play. I was unsuccessful. Unlike Warsaw, most people in Gdansk can’t speak any English, making the situation quite difficult. Maybe my German scarf was making ...

Mozzies, Gora Kalwaria, Poland travel blog

Mozzies

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... smaller roads are a more pleasurable way of seeing the countries. Today was a full day's drive to get to Poland and camp behind a Hotel just south of Warsaw. A bit of a noisy stop, close to the main road and the mozzies were very active. In the forest ...

Doing a Job on One's Self, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Doing a Job on One's Self

A travel blog entry by catters

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For the first time in a few days managed to do some solid sightseeing yesterday. Wondering around Warsaw's superb Old Town and Royal Palace, all of which have been amazingly rebuilt and restored following being flattened in WW II. Even managed to get my ...

Home To The Warsaw Village Band. Hmmm.., Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Home To The Warsaw Village Band. Hmmm..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... aren't you the veritable phoenix rising from the ashes. For those who may not know (as I didn't till visiting the city) Warsaw was pretty much flattened during the Furhrers Heavy Metal and High Explosive Tour of Europe back in '39-45. Fortunately for ...

Kozyglowy, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Kozyglowy

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... via the internet to our Rotary friends Satish and Graeme for the change over night. It's a pity we had to miss this one. Poland is distinctly low on Caravan Parks and out of the way places are sometimes hard to find and unsafe. We were reluctant to ...

One of these days i will learn to begin a ..., Warsaw, Poland travel blog

One of these days i will learn to begin a ...

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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... dessert stakes - Polish cheescake is exquisite. Consuming my way through Eastern Europe. So there to the critics. Warsaw is wonderful. A pragmatic, concrete capital with lots of hidden treasures, incredible history and overt tourist attractions. ...

The Phoenix city, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

The Phoenix city

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Warsaw, Poland Prague time +0hrs Days to get to Prague - 3 The traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see - G.K. Chesterton Too early for us... but not for some Having just about managed to catch, what ...

home, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

home

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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My brief sojourn to Poland for strawberry season last summer has resulted in me setting down some roots and actually deciding to live here. It's quite unexpected, but quite satisfying nonetheless. Now I have easier access to the rest of the world being ...

Warsaw - Historic., Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw - Historic.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... we were able to watch a special ceremony, to mark one of the uprisings in Polands history. With Wojtek's help we purchased our train ticket for Krakow our next destination in Poland. Footnote: Historic Centre of Warsaw is UNESCO World Heritage ...

A Long Way For Dinner., Warsaw, Poland travel blog

A Long Way For Dinner.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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A side trip to have dinner with friends. We found that we could fly to Warsaw Poland via Riga on leaving Uzbekistan for next to nothing. We emailed our friends Wotjec and Justyna that we were comming to Warsaw. They responded with an offer to pick us up ...

Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... I do have to keep on the move or I'll never get home. It was a four day, 360km, cycle to Warsaw. I travelled mainly on the smaller roads. The roads in Poland are in a very poor state, cracked, rutted and pot holed. I think the EU will be spending a lot ...

Goats and Pigeons, Warsaw and Poznan, Poland travel blog

Goats and Pigeons

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... ran over it, and just like a chicken, the headless pigeon was running around. Rather funny. To me, that was the highlight of Warsaw. Basically destroyed during WW2, so there wasn't too much to see, just the remains of the ghetto area. We did however eat ...

Seal of Approval for Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Seal of Approval for Warsaw

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... that place. I wouldn't go back if you paid me! Never mind. I also went to the equivalent of 'Te Papa' in Poland - a most magnificent interactive museum called 'The Uprising Museum'. It's a new museum and was totally mind blowing, totally focused on ...

Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw

A travel blog entry by jag

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I arrived in Warsaw in the morning at 6.30 am and gathered my bearing and headed to my hostel. Once there I booked my room and stashed my backpack away and rushed out to take in the capital. The route that I had taken did a pretty good job at hiding the ...

engulfing city energy, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

engulfing city energy

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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... . The day is bursting with bikers ready for a spin in their spandex shorts and couples strolling through the manicured Warsaw parks dotted with century old refurbished mansions. The city is alive and ecstatic with its warm weather cloudless spring. ...

Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... there are skyscrapers and modern office buildings and internet cafes. I can't say I've particularly enjoyed my stay in Poland. Strangely enough, I felt more comfortable as a Jewish person in Germany than here. But it has certainly been ...

heading east, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

heading east

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... buildings are also dotting the skyline.  It makes for an interesting contrast with the modern vs. old ways of life in Poland. Warsaw was totally destroyed following the uprising of '44 and again when the Nazis where retreating at the end of ...

Hitchhiking madness, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Hitchhiking madness

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... - gasp! So this truck driver stops and I get in - he will take me to Kaunas which is where the next connection is to Warsaw. After I tell him where I am going, he tells me that he will radio around and find someone leaving Kaunas who will take me to ...

Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw

A travel blog entry by jag

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Again this was the second time that I had been to Warsaw. Polands capital is a huge metropolis of a city, which is saved in appearance mainly by the old town. Here we visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, wandered around the fantastic old town and ...

Soccer and Poland, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Soccer and Poland

A travel blog entry by dunlop.ben

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... , drives us home and we slept happily ever after. Thanks lennie. It was a great was to end in berlin, tomorrow was time for poland, perhaps this would be where tommy fears for his life, the feeling he so much wanted. the fare was 40 euro, ane cruised free ...

Hot Time in the City, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Hot Time in the City

A travel blog entry by courtney

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This week has been very busy. Igor graduated from his photography school. There was a big party and three of his photos are on display at a gallery in the "old town". Also he has a couple pics up at the "homeless gallery" which is a run-down ...

diplomacy in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

diplomacy in Warsaw

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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... some drink. Then we went to sleep somehow later, of course for me its been forgetting we had changed time between Poland and Lithuania! -------------------------- August 31 My alarm rang really early as it was still on Baltics hours, so I was awake ...

A history lesson, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

A history lesson

A travel blog entry by hatandtubbz

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... on my first evening in the city), so here it is:   On 1 September 1939, the Germans launched an attack on Poland - Warsaw was surrounded and captured by the 15th.  On the 17th, Germans carried out carpet bombings, destroying 12 percent of the ...

Warsaw Rising, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw Rising

A travel blog entry by binni

So today I went to the museum of the Warsaw Rising. Like the Schindler's museum, it is incredibly creatively done and follows the story of how the Polish Resistance Home Army fought a very uneven battle against the Nazis and Soviet for about three ...

Arrival in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Arrival in Warsaw

A travel blog entry by finntopson

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Arrived today at Warsaw airport, which was little more than a small shack with a runway. Waited around and got my bags, then got picked up by Iza's grandad and saw Iza and Nick for the first time. It took us about an hour and a half to get from the ...

Na polskiej ziemi, Warszawa , Poland travel blog

Na polskiej ziemi

A travel blog entry by rudawiewiora

Lot z Kijowa do Warszawy liniami Aerosvit mija szybko i przyjemnie. O 15.20 lądujemy na Okęciu. Wita nas słoneczna pogoda, ale nie na długo, gdy dojeżdżamy do Dworca Centralnego zaczyna padać deszcz.. I tak to po ...

Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw

A travel blog entry by devcgw1

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... old town where all the streets are cobblestone and buildings look like they came out of a picture book.  But, don't be fooled, Warsaw was completely rebuilt following World War 2.  So the old town isn't so old, but, it sure does look original. ...

Poland, Warsaw & Krakow, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Poland, Warsaw & Krakow

A travel blog entry by simbah

... get the same camera so at least i have 2 batteries, 2 chargers & leads...we must always look on the bright side! I loved Poland & wish i could have stayed longer, the weather was fantastic, so were the people. Well take care guys, bye for now, next ...

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