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Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland travel blog

Wroclaw

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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We stopped in Wroclaw, in Western Poland, initially merely as a break between Krakow and Prague.  We chose it because our guidebook said it was a nice place and worth a day or two.  Fortunately we were more than content with what we saw and experienced ...

Temporary Insanity, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Temporary Insanity

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... was delicious, the beer smooth, but sadly, we don't know about the women (in the biblical sense anyway). My one disappointment about Poland -- aside being so tired from waking up early a few days and sleeping on the floor of their hostel (I had a nice ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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...  It now houses a museum on the top floor celebrating its past and the main floor is home to every souvenir anyone could want from Poland and beyond.  After a long stroll around the Old Town, we built up an appetite looking in at all the "Milk Bars" (Bar ...

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 ...

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) I really can't bring myself to write anything about this place.  It is the most profoundly evil place I have ever been and I just can't believe people actually built it knowing what it was used for.  I was surprised that Auschwitz seemed so ...

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 ...

Pszczyna., Pszczyna, Poland travel blog

Pszczyna.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Pszczyna. ...

Salt Mines and Roman Catholics, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Salt Mines and Roman Catholics

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... on the streets. 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 ...

Auschwitz, Oswiecim, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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2.7.06 Oswiecim The north of Poland is poorer than the south it seems to me. With a population of 36 million people we did not find it over crowded as the area of Poland is over 323,250 sq kilometers. The kids are on school holidays now and it's ...

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 ...

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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One of these days I will learn to begin a journey without a blinding hangover and/or serious lack of sleep. In this case, again it was both. Having arranged to rendezvous with Mike in Prague, I hopped a flight to Warsaw. Warsaw being the first stop ...

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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Krakow - premier tourist destination of Poland, beautiful city and the place where I beat all my personal records of travelling incompetancies. Yes, it took me four and a half hours to find a hostel. When a guide book is published in 1999 and I am ...

Auschwitz., Oswiecim, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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

I 'Krak' Myself Up..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... Castle which we do have some photos of. It served as the royal residence and the site where the country's rulers governed Poland for five centuries. It's also a symbol of the independent Polish state which makes it even more miraculous that it survived ...

musings about nature in my hungover state, Ustrziki Gorne, Poland travel blog

musings about nature in my hungover state

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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... all night. This means that I feel inspired to compose something of my trip to the farthest most southeast corner of Poland. The Bieszczady National Park is located at the tip of Poland sandwiched between Slovakia and Ukraine and offers amazing hiking in ...

He who does not remember history is ..., Oswiecim, Poland travel blog

He who does not remember history is ...

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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"He who does not remember history is destined to repeat it" The infamous Aushwitz (Oswiecim)- Birkenau concentration camps are situated an hour or so from Krakow. Travelling by train it was hard not to envision the cattle cars moving along the ...

frosty spring and a warm kitchen, Zalesie, Poland travel blog

frosty spring and a warm kitchen

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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... , giant cotton balls of clouds hanging bloated in the blue sky, and the smell of sour pickle soup simmering for lunch. I'm back in Poland living in the countryside just outside of Warsaw with my family. It's bliss to be here. The quiet is unsettling, the ...

The Phoenix city, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

The Phoenix city

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... bus from Vilnius to Warsaw, we found ourselves 'delivered' to some shady looking bus terminal on the outskirts of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It was 7am and I seem to remember cursing how early it was. I know, I know, 7am isn't that early. But it was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... 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 of money on Polish roads, ...

The Old Salt Mine, Wieliczka, Poland travel blog

The Old Salt Mine

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... how to give the tour in English.  These Poles sure are friendly and they sure do like America, which is refreshing.  I like Poland a lot too and will miss it.  I am definitely coming back here. (S) Don't let Chad fool you. Anyone that ...

Goats and Pigeons, Warsaw and Poznan, Poland travel blog

Goats and Pigeons

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... tip, £5.00. Cheap. We left Warsaw and hit the road, heading for Poznan. Home of the head butting goats. As you drive in Poland, there are four lanes. From the right to the left, breakdown lane, lane, lane, breakdown lane. There was a semi in the ...

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 ...

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